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:

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering or peeling skin
  3. bloody urine
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  10. difficulty with breathing
  11. discharge or excessive tearing
  12. fever
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. general tiredness and weakness
  15. increased thirst
  16. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  17. light-colored stools
  18. loss of appetite
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. muscle or joint aches
  21. nausea and vomiting
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. rash with fever
  24. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  25. severe rash
  26. sore throat
  27. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  28. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  29. swollen glands
  30. troubled breathing
  31. unusual bleeding or bruising
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  34. weight gain
  35. yellow eyes and 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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or discomfort
  2. headache
  3. itching skin
  4. trouble sleeping


  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness

Incidence not known

  1. Weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

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.