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. Pale skin
  2. troubled breathing with exertion
  3. unusual bleeding or bruising
  4. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. collection of blood under the skin
  10. confusion
  11. convulsions
  12. cough
  13. decreased or cloudy urine
  14. deep, dark purple bruise
  15. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  16. dizziness
  17. dry mouth
  18. fainting or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  19. fever
  20. frequent urge to urinate
  21. increased thirst
  22. irregular heartbeat
  23. itching, pain, redness, or swelling at the place of injection
  24. loss of appetite
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. mood changes
  27. muscle pain or cramps
  28. nausea or vomiting
  29. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  30. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  31. red, tender, or oozing skin at incision
  32. shortness of breath
  33. sore throat
  34. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  35. sudden sweating

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or swelling
  2. bruising or purple areas on the skin
  3. coughing up blood
  4. decreased alertness
  5. headache
  6. joint pain or swelling
  7. nosebleeds

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement
  2. rash
  3. sleeplessness
  4. swelling
  5. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. diarrhea
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. pain
  7. skin blisters
  8. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. unusual changes to site of surgery
  11. wheezing
  12. wound drainage, increased

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.