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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills or fever
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. headache
  7. loss of voice
  8. pale skin
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. runny nose
  11. sore throat
  12. tingling of the hands or feet
  13. troubled breathing with exertion
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. unusual weight gain or loss
  16. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. blindness
  3. blurred or decreased vision
  4. bruising
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. diarrhea
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hoarseness
  9. joint pain
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. muscle aches and pains
  12. nausea
  13. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  14. redness of the eye
  15. shivering
  16. sweating
  17. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  18. trouble sleeping
  19. trouble swallowing
  20. voice changes
  21. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. pain, redness, or swelling in the legs or arms

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 appetite
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  4. itching skin
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. muscle aching or cramping
  7. muscle pains or stiffness
  8. swollen joints

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. bone pain
  5. dry mouth
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. rash
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or 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.