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. Headache
  2. itching skin
  3. nausea
  4. rash
  5. stomach pain
  6. swelling

Less common

  1. Burning feeling in chest or stomach
  2. indigestion
  3. stomach upset
  4. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  5. tenderness in stomach area
  6. vomiting

Rare

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blistering, peeling, loosening of skin
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. burning upper abdominal pain
  6. changes in vision
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. constipation
  11. cough
  12. dark-colored urine
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. difficulty swallowing
  16. dizziness
  17. dry cough
  18. dry mouth
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. fever
  21. fluid-filled skin blisters
  22. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  23. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  24. high blood pressure
  25. hives or welts
  26. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  27. increased thirst
  28. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  29. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
  30. light-colored stools
  31. loss of appetite
  32. muscle pain
  33. pain in lower back or side
  34. pinpoint red spots on skin
  35. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  36. rapid breathing
  37. red irritated eyes
  38. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  39. redness or other discoloration of skin
  40. severe or continuing stomach pain
  41. severe sunburn
  42. shortness of breath
  43. skin thinness
  44. sore throat
  45. sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips
  46. stomach bloating, burning, or cramping
  47. swelling of face, fingers, feet or lower legs
  48. tightness in chest
  49. unpleasant breath odor
  50. unusual bleeding or bruising
  51. unusual tiredness or weakness
  52. vaginal bleeding
  53. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  54. weight gain or loss
  55. wheezing
  56. yellow eyes or skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. blurred vision
  3. coma
  4. confusion
  5. depression
  6. hostility
  7. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  8. irritability
  9. muscle twitching
  10. nervousness
  11. pain or discomfort in chest, upper stomach, or throat
  12. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  13. pounding in the ears
  14. seizures
  15. severe stomach pain
  16. slow heartbeat
  17. stupor
  18. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

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. bloated full feeling
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  5. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  6. hearing loss
  7. indigestion
  8. mild diarrhea
  9. passing gas

Less common

  1. Increased sweating
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  3. sleeplessness
  4. trouble sleeping
  5. unable to sleep

Rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. increased appetite
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. lightheadedness
  8. sensation of spinning
  9. shakiness in legs, arms, hands, feet
  10. trembling or shaking of hands or feet

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.