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. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. diarrhea
  8. fever
  9. headache
  10. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  13. muscle aches
  14. nausea
  15. painful or difficult urination
  16. pale skin
  17. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  18. sore throat
  19. stuffy or runny nose
  20. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  21. swollen glands
  22. troubled breathing with exertion
  23. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. vomiting

Less common

  1. Burning or stinging of the skin
  2. fast heartbeat
  3. hives
  4. itching
  5. irritation
  6. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  7. rash
  8. redness of the skin
  9. stiffness or swelling
  10. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. troubled breathing or swallowing

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, flaking, or peeling of the skin
  2. bluish color
  3. changes in skin color
  4. dizziness
  5. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  8. red, irritated eyes
  9. weakness

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. Decreased weight

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.