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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. cough
  9. coughing up blood
  10. decreased urine
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  15. dry mouth
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fat in the stool
  18. fever or chills
  19. headache
  20. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  21. increased thirst
  22. irregular heartbeat
  23. irritability
  24. loss of appetite
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. mood changes
  27. muscle pain or cramps
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nausea or vomiting
  30. nervousness
  31. nosebleeds
  32. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  33. pain, warmth, or burning in the fingers, toes, and legs
  34. painful or difficult urination
  35. pale skin
  36. paralysis
  37. pounding in the ears
  38. problems with vision or hearing
  39. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  40. rapid breathing
  41. red or black, tarry stools
  42. red or dark brown urine
  43. restlessness
  44. seizures
  45. shortness of breath
  46. slow or fast heartbeat
  47. sneezing
  48. sore throat
  49. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  50. sweating
  51. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  52. swollen glands
  53. tightness in the chest
  54. troubled breathing with exertion
  55. unusual bleeding or bruising
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. weakness
  58. wheezing

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. decrease in frequency of urination
  3. decrease in urine volume
  4. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  5. rapid weight gain
  6. unusual weight gain or 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:

More common

  1. Excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  2. full feeling
  3. passing gas

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.