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. Diarrhea
  2. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Dizziness
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. itching skin
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  5. swelling or puffiness of face

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloody diarrhea
  3. bloody stools
  4. constipation
  5. fainting
  6. indigestion
  7. nausea
  8. new or worsening abdominal pain
  9. rectal bleeding
  10. severe stomach pain with nausea and vomiting
  11. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bloated, full feeling
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from lying or sitting position
  6. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  7. headache
  8. passing gas

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:

Less common or rare

  1. Back pain
  2. disease or abnormality of the joint
  3. headache, severe and throbbing
  4. leg 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.