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:

More common

  1. Am, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. nausea
  6. shortness of breath
  7. sweating

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blindness or vision changes
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning of the face or mouth
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, painful, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. chills
  7. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  8. confusion
  9. cough
  10. difficult or labored breathing
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. fever and sore throat
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, feet
  17. swelling
  18. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  19. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  20. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. weakness in the hands or feet

Rare

  1. Dark urine
  2. general tiredness and weakness
  3. light-colored stools
  4. nausea and vomiting
  5. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  6. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. headache
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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. Diarrhea
  2. headache
  3. loss of appetite
  4. weight loss

Less common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. dizziness
  4. feeling anxious or depressed
  5. muscle cramps, pain, or stiffness
  6. pain in the joints
  7. rash, hives or welts, itching

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.