Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Severe constipation

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. chest pain or discomfort
  8. chest tightness or heaviness
  9. chills
  10. confusion
  11. cough
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. fainting
  17. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  18. fever
  19. headache
  20. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  21. muscle spasms or twitching
  22. nausea
  23. nervousness
  24. painful or difficult urination
  25. pain, itching, redness, irritation, blistering, burning, discoloration, or rash where the patch is applied
  26. pale skin
  27. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  28. pounding in the ears
  29. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  30. redness of the skin
  31. restlessness
  32. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  33. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  34. sore throat
  35. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  36. stomach pain or swelling
  37. sweating
  38. swollen glands
  39. trouble breathing
  40. unusual bleeding or bruising
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. vomiting

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased appetite
  2. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. trouble sleeping

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.