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. Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, burning, or tenderness
  2. bleeding from wound after surgery
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bleeding problems
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. blood in the urine
  7. bloody eye
  8. bloody nose
  9. blue lips and fingernails
  10. blurred vision
  11. body aches or pain
  12. chest pain or discomfort
  13. chills
  14. clay-colored stools
  15. cough
  16. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  17. coughing up blood
  18. decrease in the amount of urine
  19. decreased appetite
  20. decreased urination
  21. diarrhea
  22. difficult or labored breathing
  23. difficulty with swallowing
  24. dizziness
  25. dry mouth
  26. ear congestion
  27. fever
  28. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  29. headache
  30. inability to speak
  31. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  32. increased thirst
  33. irregular heartbeat
  34. itching
  35. joint pain
  36. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches on the skin
  37. loss of appetite
  38. loss of voice
  39. mood changes
  40. muscle aches and pain
  41. muscle cramps
  42. nausea and vomiting
  43. noisy, rattling breathing
  44. nosebleed
  45. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  46. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  47. painful or difficult urination
  48. pale skin
  49. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  50. rapid weight gain
  51. red, black, bloody, or tarry stools
  52. red or dark brown urine
  53. redness of the eye
  54. seizures
  55. shivering
  56. shortness of breath
  57. skin rash
  58. slurred speech
  59. small red or purple spots on the skin
  60. sneezing
  61. sore throat
  62. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  63. stuffy or runny nose
  64. sweating
  65. swelling in the legs and ankles
  66. swollen glands
  67. temporary blindness
  68. tightness in the chest
  69. trouble sleeping
  70. troubled breathing at rest
  71. troubled breathing when moving or walking
  72. unusual bleeding or bruising
  73. unusual tiredness or weakness
  74. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  75. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
  76. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. change in vision not present before treatment
  4. chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
  5. confusion
  6. delayed or slow growth in children
  7. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  8. nausea, heartburn, or indigestion, severe and continuing
  9. pain in the bones
  10. red, irritated eyes
  11. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  12. seeing floaters, veil, or curtain appearing across part of vision
  13. severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  14. severe constipation
  15. severe vomiting
  16. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over affected area

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. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. discouragement
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  7. fear or nervousness
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. feeling unusually cold
  10. full or bloated feeling
  11. increased bowel movements
  12. irritability
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loose stools
  15. loss of interest or pleasure
  16. muscle stiffness
  17. night sweats
  18. passing gas
  19. sleeplessness
  20. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  21. swollen joints
  22. trouble concentrating
  23. unable to sleep
  24. weight loss

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  3. change in taste
  4. watering of the eyes

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.