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. Diarrhea
  2. skin rash or itching

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. increased or decreased appetite
  3. joint pain
  4. nausea
  5. vomiting

Rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. cold or flu-like symptoms
  3. constipation
  4. increased cough
  5. mental depression
  6. muscle pain
  7. rectal bleeding
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. change in mental status
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. clay colored stools
  11. cough or hoarseness
  12. dark or bloody urine
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. drowsiness
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fever
  17. general body swelling
  18. high fever
  19. hives
  20. indigestion
  21. loss of appetite
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. mood or mental changes
  24. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching seizures
  25. nosebleeds
  26. painful or difficult urination
  27. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  28. pale skin
  29. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  30. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  31. red, irritated eyes
  32. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  33. seizures
  34. shortness of breath
  35. sore throat
  36. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  37. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  38. swollen or painful glands
  39. tightness in the chest
  40. trembling
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. wheezing
  43. yellowing of the eyes or skin

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. Dizziness
  2. headache

Less common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, or discoloration of the skin
  2. mild nausea

Rare

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. bad, unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  3. belching
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. change in taste
  6. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded
  7. feeling of heat or warmth
  8. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. mild diarrhea
  12. mild headache
  13. mild vomiting
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  15. sweating

Incidence not known

  1. Decrease in passing urine (dribbling)
  2. decrease in the frequency of urination
  3. decrease in urine volume
  4. difficulty with speaking

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.