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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. fever
  5. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  6. headache
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. shortness of breath
  10. sore throat
  11. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  12. swollen or painful glands
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness
  16. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Back or leg pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bladder spasm
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. blurred vision
  8. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. cold sweats
  11. confusion
  12. constipation
  13. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  14. coughing up blood
  15. diarrhea
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  17. dry mouth
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. fever with or without chills
  20. flushed, dry skin
  21. fruit-like breath odor
  22. hearing loss
  23. increased hunger or thirst
  24. increased or decreased urination
  25. indigestion
  26. itching
  27. joint stiffness or swelling
  28. loss of appetite
  29. nausea or vomiting
  30. nosebleeds
  31. pain where a shot was given
  32. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  33. pale skin
  34. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  35. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  36. red, irritated eyes
  37. scaly skin
  38. skin rash
  39. sweating
  40. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  41. troubled breathing with exertion
  42. unpleasant breath odor
  43. unusual weight loss
  44. yellow eyes or skin

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  2. hives or welts
  3. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  4. muscle spasm
  5. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  6. restlessness
  7. sensation of spinning
  8. severe sunburn
  9. 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.