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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. fever
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. painful or difficult urination
  11. pale skin
  12. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  13. rapid weight gain
  14. shortness of breath
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  17. swollen glands
  18. tingling of the hands or feet
  19. troubled breathing with exertion
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. fainting
  6. high fever
  7. hoarseness
  8. increase in heart rate
  9. increased blood pressure
  10. increased thirst
  11. lightheadedness
  12. loss of appetite
  13. nausea
  14. rapid breathing
  15. sunken eyes
  16. thirst
  17. vomiting
  18. weight gain
  19. wrinkled skin

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. Diarrhea

Less common

  1. Redness, pain, and swelling at the injection site

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.