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. Agitation
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  7. chest pain
  8. confusion
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depression
  12. difficult or labored breathing
  13. difficulty with moving
  14. dizziness
  15. drowsiness
  16. fast or irregular heartbeat
  17. hostility
  18. irregular heartbeat
  19. irritability
  20. lower back or side pain
  21. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  22. nausea or vomiting
  23. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  24. painful or difficult urination
  25. pale skin
  26. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  27. seizures
  28. shortness of breath
  29. stupor
  30. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. tingling of the hands or feet
  33. trembling
  34. troubled breathing with exertion
  35. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  36. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  37. unusual bleeding or bruising
  38. unusual tiredness or weakness
  39. unusual weight gain or loss
  40. wheezing

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. muscle pain or cramps
  4. pain in the joints
  5. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  6. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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. back pain
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. bone pain
  6. constipation
  7. diarrhea
  8. dry mouth
  9. ear congestion
  10. flushed, dry skin
  11. fruit-like breath odor
  12. headache
  13. increased hunger
  14. increased thirst
  15. increased urination
  16. loss of appetite
  17. loss of voice
  18. metallic taste
  19. muscle weakness
  20. pain in the arms or legs
  21. runny nose
  22. sneezing
  23. sore throat
  24. sweating
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. 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.