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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. body aches or pain
  8. bone pain
  9. chest pain or tightness
  10. chills
  11. cloudy urine
  12. confusion
  13. cough
  14. coughing up blood
  15. decreased urine
  16. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  17. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  18. difficulty in moving
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  20. drowsiness
  21. dry mouth
  22. fainting
  23. fever
  24. frequent urge to urinate
  25. headache
  26. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  27. increased thirst
  28. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  29. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  30. lightheadedness
  31. loss of appetite
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. mood or mental changes
  34. muscle cramps, pains, or stiffness
  35. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching seizures
  36. nausea
  37. nervousness
  38. nosebleeds
  39. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  40. pale skin
  41. paralysis
  42. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  43. pounding in the ears
  44. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  45. rapid weight gain
  46. rapid, shallow breathing
  47. red or black, tarry stools
  48. red or dark brown urine
  49. seizures
  50. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  51. sneezing
  52. sore throat
  53. tingling of the hands or feet
  54. trembling
  55. unusual bleeding or bruising
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. unusual weight gain or loss
  58. vomiting
  59. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  3. irritability
  4. restlessness
  5. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  6. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness

Incidence not known

  1. Ear congestion
  2. runny or stuffy nose
  3. stomach pain
  4. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

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:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. decreased appetite
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. mouth or throat pain

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.

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