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. Fast or irregular heartbeat
  2. fever

Less common

  1. Abnormal bleeding
  2. bloody or black tarry stools
  3. bruises or red spots on the skin
  4. fainting
  5. nausea, heartburn, or indigestion (severe or continuing)
  6. nosebleeds
  7. stiff neck
  8. stomach pain, cramping, or burning (severe)
  9. swelling of the tongue
  10. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. area rash
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bleeding tendency
  5. blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. clay-colored stools
  11. confusion
  12. cough or hoarseness
  13. coughing up blood
  14. dark urine
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty with breathing
  17. drowsiness
  18. fever with or without chills
  19. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  20. headache, sudden and severe
  21. inability to speak
  22. itching of the eyes
  23. itching of the skin
  24. joint or muscle pain
  25. light-colored stools
  26. loss of appetite
  27. loss of consciousness
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. nausea and vomiting
  30. painful or difficult urination
  31. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  32. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  33. red, irritated eyes
  34. seizures
  35. skin rash
  36. slurred speech
  37. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  38. stomach pain
  39. swollen glands
  40. temporary blindness
  41. unpleasant breath odor
  42. unusual bleeding or bruising
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness
  44. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
  45. weakness of part of the body
  46. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Diarrhea
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  3. fast or irregular heartbeat
  4. headache (severe)

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. Back pain
  2. dizziness
  3. gas
  4. headache
  5. increased cough
  6. pain or stiffness in the muscles
  7. pounding heartbeat
  8. runny or stuffy nose
  9. sore throat
  10. swelling of the arms or legs

Less common

  1. Bone pain
  2. burning feeling in the throat or chest
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. hives
  5. pain or stiffness in the joints
  6. ringing or buzzing in the ears
  7. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs

Incidence not known

  1. Bruising
  2. hot flushes
  3. pain

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.