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. chest pain
  7. chills
  8. clay colored stools
  9. cloudy urine
  10. constipation
  11. cough
  12. coughing up blood
  13. dark urine
  14. decreased appetite
  15. depressed mood
  16. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  17. dizziness
  18. dry skin and hair
  19. feeling cold
  20. fever
  21. hair loss
  22. headache
  23. hoarseness or husky voice
  24. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  25. itching
  26. loss of appetite
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. muscle cramps and stiffness
  29. nausea and vomiting
  30. nervousness
  31. nosebleeds
  32. painful or difficult urination
  33. pale skin
  34. paralysis
  35. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  36. pounding in the ears
  37. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  38. red or black, tarry stools
  39. red or dark brown urine
  40. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  41. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  42. shortness of breath
  43. skin rash
  44. slow or fast heartbeat
  45. sore throat
  46. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  47. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  48. swollen glands
  49. tingling of the hands and feet
  50. ulceration of the skin
  51. unusual bleeding or bruising
  52. unusual tiredness or weakness
  53. weight gain
  54. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bleeding from rectum or bloody stools
  2. bloody nose
  3. chest discomfort
  4. confusion
  5. fainting
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. irregular or slow heart rate
  8. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  9. pain or discomfort in the shoulders, arms, jaw, back, or neck
  10. sweating
  11. swelling or puffiness of the face
  12. trouble speaking, thinking, or walking

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. Change in hair color
  2. change in taste
  3. decreased weight
  4. diarrhea
  5. hair loss
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. loss of taste
  8. thinning of the hair
  9. weight loss

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.