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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. convulsions
  7. cough
  8. cracked lips
  9. decreased urine
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficult or labored breathing
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dry mouth
  14. ear congestion
  15. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  16. fever
  17. headache
  18. increased thirst
  19. loss of appetite
  20. loss of voice
  21. lower back or side pain
  22. mood changes
  23. muscle pain or cramps
  24. nasal congestion
  25. nausea or vomiting
  26. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  27. painful or difficult urination
  28. pale skin
  29. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  30. runny nose
  31. shortness of breath
  32. sneezing
  33. sore throat
  34. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  35. swelling
  36. tightness in the chest
  37. troubled breathing with exertion
  38. unusual bleeding or bruising
  39. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back pain
  3. bloody nose
  4. constipation
  5. itching skin
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. night sweats
  8. pain in the arms or legs
  9. rash
  10. weight loss

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.