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 or tenderness
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. clay colored stools
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. dark urine
  7. decreased appetite
  8. fever or chills
  9. headache
  10. itching
  11. loss of appetite
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nausea and vomiting
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  16. skin rash
  17. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. chest pain
  3. joint pain
  4. pale skin
  5. shortness of breath
  6. sore throat
  7. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  8. swollen glands
  9. troubled breathing with exertion

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramping or burning
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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:

Less common

  1. Darkening of the skin
  2. headache
  3. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  2. low sperm count

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.