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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. cloudy urine
  6. body aches or pain
  7. burning or stinging of the skin
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. congestion
  11. cough
  12. difficult breathing
  13. difficulty swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. ear congestion
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fever
  18. frequent urge to urinate
  19. headache
  20. hives, itching, or skin rash
  21. hoarseness
  22. loss of voice
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. muscle aches
  25. nasal congestion
  26. nausea
  27. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  28. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  29. painful or difficult urination
  30. pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth on the skin
  31. pale skin
  32. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  33. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  34. rapid heartbeat
  35. runny nose
  36. sneezing
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  39. stuffy nose
  40. swollen glands
  41. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. troubled breathing with exertion
  44. unusual bleeding or bruising
  45. unusual tiredness or weakness
  46. voice changes
  47. vomiting

Less common

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. convulsions
  3. decreased urine
  4. drowsiness
  5. dry mouth
  6. increased thirst
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. loss of appetite
  9. mood changes
  10. muscle pain or cramps
  11. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  12. loss of consciousness

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Diarrhea
  2. nausea
  3. vomiting

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. appetite decreased
  3. belching
  4. bleeding after defecation
  5. bloody nose
  6. blurred vision
  7. bruise
  8. bumps on the skin
  9. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. burning while urinating
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  13. difficulty with moving
  14. discouragement
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. dry skin
  17. fainting
  18. fear
  19. feeling of discomfort or illness
  20. feeling of sluggishness
  21. feeling sad or empty
  22. feeling unusually cold
  23. flushing
  24. full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach
  25. heartburn
  26. heart murmur
  27. indigestion
  28. inflamed tissue from infection at the injection site
  29. injection site bruising
  30. irritability
  31. itching at injection site
  32. joint pain
  33. lack of appetite
  34. large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin
  35. loss of interest or pleasure
  36. mouth hemorrhage
  37. muscle stiffness
  38. nervousness
  39. night sweats
  40. pain in the joints
  41. postnasal drip
  42. post procedural hemorrhage
  43. redness of the skin
  44. shivering
  45. small clicking, bubbling, or rattling sounds in the lung when listening with a stethoscope
  46. small lumps under the skin
  47. small red or purple spots in the mouth
  48. soreness or discomfort to touch or pressure on the stomach
  49. stomach discomfort upset or pain
  50. sweating
  51. swelling of abdominal or stomach area
  52. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  53. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  54. swelling with pits or depressions visible on the skin
  55. swollen joints
  56. tongue ulceration
  57. trouble concentrating
  58. trouble sleeping
  59. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  60. unusual drowsiness
  61. unusually warm skin
  62. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  63. weight loss

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.