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:

Incidence not known

  1. Ammonia-like breath odor
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  7. change in frequency or amount of urine
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. cloudy urine
  11. cold sensations in the hands and feet
  12. confusion
  13. cough
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  15. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  16. fever
  17. increased thirst
  18. loss of appetite
  19. nausea or vomiting
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. pale skin
  22. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  23. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  24. shortness of breath, especially with exercise
  25. sore throat
  26. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  27. sweating
  28. swollen glands
  29. unsteadiness, trembling, or problems with muscle control
  30. unusual bleeding or bruising
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. weight loss

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. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas
  3. crying for no reason
  4. dry mouth
  5. dryness and scaling of the skin
  6. false or unusual sense of well-being
  7. feeling irritated
  8. feeling of warmth
  9. feeling paranoid
  10. jitteriness
  11. large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin
  12. mood or mental changes
  13. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  14. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  15. rash
  16. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  17. restlessness
  18. seeing or hearing things that are not there

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.