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. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. bone pain
  7. clay colored stools
  8. confusion
  9. convulsions
  10. cough or hoarseness
  11. dark urine
  12. decreased appetite
  13. difficult or labored breathing
  14. dry mouth
  15. fainting
  16. fever or chills
  17. flushed, dry skin
  18. fruit-like breath odor
  19. headache
  20. increased hunger
  21. increased thirst
  22. increased urination
  23. irregular heartbeat, recurrent
  24. loss of appetite
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. muscle aches, cramps, or pain
  27. nausea and vomiting
  28. no blood pressure
  29. no breathing
  30. no pulse
  31. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  32. painful or difficult urination
  33. pale skin
  34. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  35. seizures
  36. skin rash or itching
  37. sore throat
  38. stuffy or runny nose
  39. sweating
  40. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. trembling
  43. troubled breathing with exertion
  44. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  45. unexplained weight loss
  46. unusual bleeding or bruising
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. weakness and heaviness of the legs
  49. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Coma
  2. decreased urine output
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  6. nervousness
  7. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or lips
  8. tremor

Less common or rare

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. body aches or pain
  4. constipation
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. depressed mood
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dry skin and hair
  9. ear congestion
  10. feeling cold
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. hair loss
  13. loss of voice
  14. muscle stiffness
  15. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  16. sensitivity to heat
  17. slowed heartbeat
  18. sneezing
  19. swelling or puffiness of the face
  20. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. trouble swallowing
  23. weight changes
  24. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  25. white patches with diaper rash

Incidence not known

  1. Pain or swelling of the treated skin
  2. rapid, shallow breathing

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. Back pain
  2. burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. muscle spasms
  7. pain in the arms or legs
  8. pain in the joints
  9. pus at the root of the hair
  10. swollen joints

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.