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. Blurred vision
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. fever
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. headache
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. nausea
  15. nervousness
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. runny nose
  18. shivering
  19. shortness of breath
  20. slow or fast heartbeat
  21. sore throat
  22. sweating
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. trouble sleeping
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. vomiting
  27. wheezing

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. headache, severe and throbbing
  6. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  10. swollen glands
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Back pain
  2. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  3. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. decreased weight
  3. depression
  4. eye pain
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. itching in the genital or other skin areas
  7. itching skin
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. scaling
  10. skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing
  11. weakness

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.