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:

Less common

  1. Fever

Rare

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. painful or difficult urination
  8. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  9. shortness of breath
  10. sore throat
  11. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  12. swollen glands
  13. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  2. blurred vision
  3. dark-colored urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  6. headache
  7. itching
  8. joint or muscle pain
  9. light-colored stools
  10. red, irritated eyes
  11. seizures
  12. stomach pain, continuing
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. vomiting
  15. yellow eyes or 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

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain

Less common

  1. Nausea

Less common or rare

  1. Dizziness
  2. thinning or loss of the hair

Incidence not known

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.