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:

Less common

  1. Blood in urine
  2. changes in skin color
  3. chills
  4. cold hands and feet
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. fainting
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. frequent and painful urination
  13. headache
  14. hives
  15. itching
  16. lightheadedness
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. pain, redness, or swelling in arm or leg
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  20. rapid, shallow breathing
  21. shortness of breath
  22. skin rash
  23. stomach pain
  24. sudden decrease in amount of urine
  25. tightness in chest
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. wheezing

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. Cough or hoarseness
  2. frequent urge to defecate
  3. straining while passing stool

Less common

  1. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. back pain
  3. bacterial infection
  4. bleeding after defecation
  5. bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at site
  6. bloated full feeling
  7. body aches or pain
  8. breast pain, female
  9. chest pain
  10. change in the color, amount, or odor of vaginal discharge
  11. congestion
  12. constipation
  13. Crohn's disease, aggravated
  14. dark urine
  15. decreased urination
  16. diarrhea
  17. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  18. difficulty in moving
  19. discoloration of fingernails or toenails
  20. discouragement
  21. dry mouth
  22. dryness or soreness of throat
  23. ear or hearing symptoms
  24. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  25. feeling sad or empty
  26. feeling unusually cold shivering
  27. flatulence
  28. full or bloated feeling
  29. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  30. increase in heart rate
  31. indigestion
  32. irritability
  33. joint pain;
  34. lack of appetite
  35. light-colored stools
  36. loss of appetite
  37. loss of interest or pleasure
  38. muscle aches and pains
  39. muscle pain or stiffness
  40. nausea
  41. pain in joints
  42. pain or burning while urinating
  43. pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  44. passing gas
  45. pressure in the stomach
  46. rash
  47. rectal bleeding
  48. runny nose
  49. shivering
  50. sleeplessness
  51. sneezing
  52. sore throat
  53. stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain
  54. stuffy nose
  55. sunken eyes
  56. sweating
  57. swelling of abdominal or stomach area
  58. swelling of face
  59. swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  60. swollen joints
  61. tender, swollen glands in neck;
  62. thirst
  63. trouble concentrating
  64. trouble sleeping
  65. trouble in swallowing
  66. unable to sleep
  67. uncomfortable swelling around anus
  68. unpleasant breath odor
  69. unusual tiredness or weakness
  70. voice changes
  71. vomiting
  72. vomiting of blood
  73. weight loss
  74. wrinkled skin
  75. yellow eyes or skin

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.