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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. fever or chills
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. lower back or side pain

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. dark-colored urine
  4. indigestion
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. muscle cramps or spasms
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. muscular pain, tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  9. pale skin
  10. severe nausea or vomiting
  11. shortness of breath
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. stomach pain
  15. swollen glands
  16. troubled breathing with exertion
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. change in taste bad unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  5. diarrhea
  6. heartburn
  7. stomach discomfort or upset

Less common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. headache
  5. nausea
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
  8. vomiting

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.