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. Bleeding gums
  2. confusion
  3. coughing up blood
  4. decreased urination
  5. diarrhea (severe)
  6. difficulty in swallowing
  7. dizziness
  8. dry mouth
  9. fainting
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  13. lightheadedness
  14. nosebleeds
  15. pale skin
  16. paralysis
  17. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  18. rapid breathing
  19. red or black, tarry stools
  20. red or dark brown urine
  21. sunken eyes
  22. thirst
  23. trouble breathing
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. chills
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. rapid, shallow breathing
  10. slow or irregular heartbeat
  11. sore throat
  12. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

Incidence not known

  1. Chest tightness
  2. hives, itching, or skin rash
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. nausea
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears

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. Constipation
  2. cracked lips
  3. decreased appetite
  4. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. vomiting
  7. weight loss

Less common

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. increased sweating
  3. sneezing
  4. stomach pain
  5. stuffy or runny nose
  6. tearing of the eyes
  7. watering of the mouth
  8. 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.