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:

Rare

  1. Allergic reaction, such as, itching, pain, redness, or swelling of eye or eyelid, watering of eyes, troubled breathing or wheezing, severe skin rash or hives, flushing, headache, fever, chills, runny nose, increased sensitivity to sunlight, joint pain, swollen glands
  2. leukopenia, such as, black, tarry stools, chest pain, chills, cough, fever, painful or difficult urination, shortness of breath, sore throat, sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth, swollen glands, unusual bleeding or bruising, unusual tiredness, or weakness
  3. pseudomembranous colitis, such as, abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, bloating, abdominal tenderness, diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody, fever, increased thirst, nausea or vomiting, unusual tiredness or weakness, or unusual weight loss
  4. or thrombocythemia, such as, pain, warmth or burning in fingers, toes, and legs, dizziness, problems with vision or hearing

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. nausea
  3. or vaginal moniliasis, such as, thick whitish discharge from the vagina or cervical canal

Less common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. Dyspepsia, such as, acid or sour stomach, belching, heartburn, indigestion, or stomach discomfort, upset or pain
  3. or headache

Rare

  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. anorexia, such as, loss of appetite
  3. asthenia, such as, lack or loss of strength
  4. constipation
  5. dizziness
  6. dry mouth
  7. dysgeusia, such as, taste perversion
  8. eructation, such as, belching, bloated full feeling, excess air or gas in stomach
  9. fever
  10. flatulence, such as, passing of gas
  11. fungal infection
  12. gastritis, such as, burning feeling in chest or stomach, tenderness in stomach area, stomach upset, or indigestion
  13. headache
  14. hyperglycemia, such as, blurred vision, dry mouth, fatigue, flushed, dry skin, fruit-like breath odor, increased hunger, increased thirst, increased urination, loss of consciousness, nausea, stomachache, sweating, troubled breathing, unexplained weight loss, vomiting
  15. increased appetite
  16. insomnia, such as, sleeplessness
  17. leukorrhea, such as, increase in amount of clear vaginal discharge, white vaginal discharge
  18. mouth ulceration
  19. myalgia, such as, muscle pain
  20. nervousness
  21. oral moniliasis, such as, sore mouth or tongue, white patches in mouth, tongue, or throat
  22. pain
  23. peripheral edema, such as, bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet, rapid weight gain, tingling of hands or feet, unusual weight gain or loss
  24. pharyngitis, such as, body aches or pain, congestion, cough, dryness or soreness of throat, fever, hoarseness, runny nose, tender, swollen glands in neck, trouble in swallowing, or voice changes
  25. pruritus, such as, itching skin
  26. rash
  27. rhinitis, such as, stuffy nose, runny nose, or sneezing
  28. sinusitis, such as, pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones, fever, stuffy or runny nose, headache, cough, shortness of breath or troubled breathing, tightness of chest or wheezing
  29. somnolence, such as, sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  30. stomatitis, such as, swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  31. sweating
  32. urinary frequency
  33. urticaria, such as, hives or welts, itching, redness of skin, or rash
  34. vaginitis
  35. vomiting
  36. or 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.