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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. runny nose
  12. sneezing
  13. sore throat
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain
  2. blood in the urine
  3. joint pain
  4. joint stiffness or swelling
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. loss of bladder control
  7. loss of consciousness
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. nausea and vomiting
  10. pain in the groin or genitals
  11. sharp back pain just below the ribs
  12. swelling of the feet or lower legs

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. itching
  4. joint or muscle pain
  5. rapid weight gain
  6. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  7. red, irritated eyes
  8. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  9. tingling of the hands or feet
  10. unusual weight gain or loss

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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. dizziness
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. muscle aches
  8. rash
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.