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. bloody nose
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. decreased weight
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. fever or chills
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. rapid weight gain
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  15. tingling of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. coughing up blood
  6. extreme fatigue
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. increased thirst or urination
  9. irregular breathing
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea or vomiting
  12. nervousness
  13. nosebleeds
  14. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  15. red or black, tarry stools
  16. red or dark brown urine
  17. slow heartbeat
  18. stomachache
  19. sweating
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. confusion
  3. depression
  4. dizziness
  5. hostility or irritability
  6. lethargy
  7. muscle twitching
  8. seizures
  9. stupor

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. change in taste
  3. dry skin
  4. itching skin
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. loss of taste
  7. pain in the arms or legs
  8. rash
  9. unable to sleep

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. blistering, peeling, redness, or swelling of the palms, hands, or bottoms of the feet
  3. bumps on the skin
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. discoloration of the fingernails or toenails
  6. flushing or redness of the skin
  7. full feeling
  8. jaw pain
  9. numbness, pain, tingling, or unusual sensations in the palms of the hands or bottoms of the feet
  10. passing gas
  11. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  12. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.