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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or swelling
  2. back pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. blood in the eyes
  5. blood in the urine
  6. bruising or purple areas on the skin
  7. coughing up blood
  8. decreased alertness
  9. dizziness
  10. headache
  11. joint pain or swelling
  12. nosebleeds

Less common

  1. Difficult or labored breathing
  2. tightness in the chest


  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives, itching, or rash
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. noisy breathing
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.