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. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at site
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficulty in breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. runny nose
  12. sneezing
  13. sore throat
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody or black, tarry stools
  2. constipation
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. severe stomach pain
  8. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  9. tenderness
  10. tightness of chest or wheezing
  11. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

Less common

  1. Stomach discomfort

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.