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. Bloody diarrhea
  2. fever
  3. skin rash

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. bloody stools
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. frequent urge to urinate
  6. heavy bleeding
  7. lower back or side pain

Rare

  1. Difficult or labored breathing
  2. shortness of breath
  3. tightness in the chest
  4. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. chills
  3. clay colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased appetite
  6. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  7. dizziness
  8. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  9. headache
  10. increased blood pressure
  11. increased thirst
  12. itching
  13. joint pain
  14. light-colored stools
  15. loss of appetite
  16. nausea and vomiting
  17. stomach pain, continuing
  18. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  19. unpleasant breath odor
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. vomiting of blood
  22. weight gain
  23. 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. Diarrhea
  2. mild headache
  3. muscle aches
  4. sore throat
  5. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated or full feeling
  4. body aches or pain
  5. bone pain
  6. congestion
  7. constipation
  8. coughing
  9. cramps
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. dry mouth
  12. dryness of the throat
  13. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  14. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  15. heartburn
  16. hoarseness
  17. indigestion
  18. muscle pain or stiffness
  19. pale skin
  20. passing of gas
  21. shivering
  22. sleeplessness
  23. sneezing
  24. stomach discomfort or upset
  25. sweating
  26. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  27. swollen joints
  28. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  29. trouble with sleeping
  30. trouble with swallowing
  31. troubled breathing with exertion
  32. unable to sleep
  33. unusual bleeding or bruising
  34. voice changes
  35. weight loss

Rare

  1. Back pain
  2. ear congestion
  3. loss of appetite
  4. loss of voice
  5. pain in the ankles or knees
  6. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  7. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair

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.