Side Effects

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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. Abdominal or stomach fullness
  2. body aches or pain
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. ear congestion
  5. gas with abdominal or stomach pain
  6. lightheadedness
  7. loss of voice
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. muscle aches and pains
  10. nasal congestion
  11. pain or tenderness around the eyes or cheekbones
  12. rapid and sometimes shallow breathing
  13. shivering
  14. sunken eyes
  15. thirst
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. warmth on the skin
  18. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. A sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  2. abdominal or stomach pain
  3. abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge
  4. agitation
  5. arm, back, or jaw pain
  6. back pain
  7. black, tarry stools
  8. bleeding from the gums or nose
  9. blindness
  10. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  11. blood in the stool or change in bowel habits
  12. bloody or cloudy urine
  13. blurred vision
  14. broken bones
  15. change in size, shape, or color of an existing mole
  16. change in skin color
  17. chest pain
  18. chest tightness or heaviness
  19. chills
  20. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  21. cold hands and feet
  22. confusion
  23. constipation
  24. cough
  25. coughing or spitting up blood
  26. decreased urination
  27. decreased vision
  28. depression
  29. difficult or frequent urination
  30. difficulty with breathing
  31. difficulty, burning, or painful urination
  32. dimpling of the breast skin
  33. dizziness
  34. drowsiness
  35. eye pain
  36. fainting
  37. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  38. fever
  39. forgetfulness
  40. frequent urge to urinate
  41. general feeling of illness
  42. hair loss
  43. hallucinations
  44. headache
  45. increased thirst
  46. inverted nipple
  47. irregular breathing
  48. irregular pulse
  49. irritability
  50. itching
  51. light colored stools
  52. loss of appetite
  53. lump in the breast or under your arm
  54. lump or swelling in the abdomen or stomach
  55. mole that leaks fluid or bleeds
  56. muscle cramps or spasms
  57. nausea
  58. new mole
  59. night sweats
  60. no blood pressure or pulse
  61. noisy breathing
  62. numbness or tingling in your arms, legs, or face
  63. pain, redness, or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury present
  64. pale skin
  65. persistent non-healing sore on your skin
  66. pink growth
  67. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  68. raised, firm, or bright red patch
  69. rash
  70. redness or swelling of the breast
  71. seizures
  72. sharp back pain just below your ribs
  73. shiny bump on your skin
  74. skin rash
  75. slurred speech or problems with swallowing
  76. sneezing
  77. sore throat
  78. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or mouth
  79. spitting up blood
  80. stiff neck
  81. stopping of the heart
  82. sudden high fever or low grade fever for months
  83. sweating
  84. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  85. swollen glands
  86. swollen neck veins
  87. tightness in the chest
  88. tiredness
  89. trouble breathing with activity
  90. trouble thinking
  91. unconsciousness
  92. unexplained bruising or bleeding
  93. unpleasant breath odor
  94. unusual tiredness or weakness
  95. unusual weight gain or loss
  96. visual disturbances
  97. vomiting
  98. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  99. yellow skin or eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. joint or muscle pain
  4. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  5. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  6. red, irritated eyes
  7. red, scaling, or crusted skin
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Bladder pain
  2. bleeding
  3. burning
  4. coldness
  5. discoloration of the skin
  6. feeling of pressure
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hives
  9. lumps
  10. numbness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. redness
  13. scarring
  14. soreness
  15. stinging
  16. swelling
  17. tenderness
  18. tingling
  19. ulceration
  20. warmth

Less common

  1. Abnormal healing
  2. decrease in height
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. difficulty with walking
  6. dry mouth
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. loss of hearing
  10. loss of strength or energy
  11. menstrual changes
  12. muscle or joint stiffness, tightness, or rigidity
  13. muscle pain or weakness
  14. pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs
  15. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, and feet
  16. sores
  17. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
  18. swelling or redness in the joints
  19. 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.