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. black, tarry stools
  7. bleeding from the gums or nose
  8. blindness
  9. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  10. blood in the stool or change in bowel habits
  11. bloody or cloudy urine
  12. blurred vision
  13. broken bones
  14. change in size, shape, or color of an existing mole
  15. change in skin color
  16. chest pain
  17. chest tightness or heaviness
  18. chills
  19. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  20. cold hands and feet
  21. confusion
  22. constipation
  23. cough
  24. coughing or spitting up blood
  25. decreased urination
  26. decreased vision
  27. depression
  28. difficult or frequent urination
  29. difficulty with breathing
  30. difficulty, burning, or painful urination
  31. dimpling of the breast skin
  32. dizziness
  33. drowsiness
  34. eye pain
  35. fainting
  36. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  37. fever
  38. forgetfulness
  39. frequent urge to urinate
  40. general feeling of illness
  41. hair loss
  42. hallucinations
  43. headache
  44. increased thirst
  45. inverted nipple
  46. irregular breathing
  47. irregular pulse
  48. irritability
  49. itching or rash
  50. light colored stools
  51. loss of appetite
  52. lump in the breast or under your arm
  53. lump or swelling in the abdomen or stomach
  54. mole that leaks fluid or bleeds
  55. muscle cramps or spasms
  56. nausea
  57. new mole
  58. night sweats
  59. no blood pressure or pulse
  60. noisy breathing
  61. numbness or tingling in your arms, legs, or face
  62. pain, redness, or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury present
  63. pale skin
  64. persistent non-healing sore on your skin
  65. pink growth
  66. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  67. raised, firm, or bright red patch
  68. redness or swelling of the breast
  69. seizures
  70. sharp back pain just below your ribs
  71. shiny bump on your skin
  72. slurred speech or problems with swallowing
  73. sneezing
  74. sore throat
  75. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or mouth
  76. spitting up blood
  77. stiff neck
  78. stopping of the heart
  79. sudden high fever or low grade fever for months
  80. sweating
  81. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  82. swollen glands
  83. swollen neck veins
  84. tightness in the chest
  85. tiredness
  86. trouble breathing with activity
  87. trouble thinking
  88. unconsciousness
  89. unexplained bruising or bleeding
  90. unpleasant breath odor
  91. unusual tiredness or weakness
  92. unusual weight gain or loss
  93. visual disturbances
  94. vomiting
  95. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  96. 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.