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
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. pale skin
  12. rapid weight gain
  13. runny nose
  14. sneezing
  15. sore throat
  16. tingling of the hands or feet
  17. troubled breathing with exertion
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. unusual weight gain or loss
  21. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blindness
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. bloody eye
  7. blurred vision
  8. bruising
  9. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. cloudy urine
  11. congestion
  12. decreased vision
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  15. dryness or soreness of the throat
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. hoarseness
  19. joint pain
  20. large, flat, or blue or purplish patches in the skin
  21. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  22. loss of appetite
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. muscle aches and pains
  25. nausea
  26. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  27. redness of the eye
  28. shivering
  29. sweating
  30. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  31. trouble with sleeping
  32. trouble with swallowing
  33. voice changes
  34. vomiting

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.