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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles”, or tingling feelings
  2. chest pain or tightness
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. fever or chills
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. pale skin
  8. troubled breathing with exertion
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Sensation of pins and needles
  2. stabbing pain

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. abnormal dreams
  3. darkening or redness of the skin
  4. depression
  5. dizziness
  6. earache
  7. headache
  8. heartburn or indigestion
  9. itching skin
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. rash, hives, or welts on the skin
  12. spots on your skin resembling a blister or pimple
  13. vomiting

Less common

  1. Joint pain or swelling
  2. muscle stiffness
  3. trouble sleeping
  4. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  5. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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.