Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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

back pain
blurred vision
burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations in the hands or feet
changes in speech patterns
decreased vision
eye pain
lack of coordination
seeing or hearing things that are not there
shakiness and unsteady walk
slurred speech
stiff neck or back
trouble speaking
unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
unusual tiredness or weakness
weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
Less common

Black, tarry stools
blood in the urine
body aches or pain
clumsiness or unsteadiness
difficulty with breathing
ear congestion
feeling of pelvic pressure
frequent or painful urination
loss of voice
nasal congestion
pinpoint red spots on the skin
runny nose
skin rash, hives, redness, itching
stomach and back pain (severe)
unusual bleeding or bruising
vaginal irritation, discharge, or dryness not present before taking the medicine

Bleeding gums
chest pain
dark urine
fast heartbeat
loss of appetite
painful or difficult urination
pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
sore throat
sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
swollen glands
yellow eyes or skin
Incidence not known

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
bloody or cloudy urine
burning while urinating
continuing diarrhea
continuing stomach pain
feeling of warmth
increased volume of pale, dilute urine
joint or muscle pain
loss of bladder control
red skin lesions, often with a purple center
red, irritated eyes
redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
redness of the skin
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

Dizziness or lightheadedness
feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
sensation of spinning
stomach cramps
trouble sleeping
weight loss

Change in taste sensation
dry mouth
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
tender, swollen glands in the neck
trouble with swallowing
unpleasant or sharp metallic taste
voice changes
Incidence not known

Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
inability to have or keep an erection
loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
painful sexual intercourse
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.