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. itching
  25. loss of appetite
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. muscle aches, cramps, or pain
  28. nausea and vomiting
  29. no blood pressure
  30. no breathing
  31. no pulse
  32. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  33. painful or difficult urination
  34. pale skin
  35. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  36. seizures
  37. shortness of breath
  38. skin rash
  39. sore throat
  40. stuffy or runny nose
  41. sweating
  42. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  43. tightness in the chest
  44. trembling
  45. troubled breathing with exertion
  46. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  47. unexplained weight loss
  48. unusual bleeding or bruising
  49. unusual tiredness or weakness
  50. weakness and heaviness of the legs
  51. wheezing
  52. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Coma
  2. decreased urine output
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. mood or mental changes
  6. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  7. nervousness
  8. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or lips
  9. 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. nasal congestion
  16. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  17. sensitivity to heat
  18. slowed heartbeat
  19. sneezing
  20. swelling or puffiness of the face
  21. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  22. trouble with sleeping
  23. trouble with swallowing
  24. weight gain
  25. weight loss
  26. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  27. 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.