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. Cough or hoarseness
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. fever or chills
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. painful or difficult urination
  6. shortness of breath
  7. tightness in chest
  8. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating
  4. blood in urine or stools
  5. bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  6. constipation
  7. dark urine
  8. dizziness or lightheadedness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. headache
  11. indigestion
  12. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. light-colored stools
  14. loss of appetite
  15. nausea
  16. noisy breathing
  17. pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  18. pale skin
  19. pinpoint red spots on skin
  20. rapid heart rate
  21. sore throat
  22. unusual bleeding or bruising
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. vomiting
  25. 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
  2. diarrhea
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. runny nose
  5. skin rash
  6. sleeplessness
  7. sneezing
  8. sore mouth or tongue
  9. stuffy nose
  10. sweating
  11. trouble in sleeping
  12. unable to sleep
  13. white patches in mouth, tongue, or throat

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
  2. eye irritation or redness
  3. itching
  4. joint or muscle pain
  5. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  6. skin rash

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.