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:

Less common

  1. Cold or flu-like symptoms
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. sore throat
  4. tender or swollen lymph nodes in the neck
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Bloating or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. eye pain
  5. fainting
  6. fever
  7. flushing
  8. itching, pain, redness, or swelling of the eye or eyelid
  9. joint stiffness or swelling, especially if sudden
  10. nausea
  11. skin rash or hives
  12. trouble with breathing or wheezing
  13. vomiting
  14. watering of the eyes
  15. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. dark urine
  4. decreased urine output
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. dry mouth
  8. fast or irregular heartbeat
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. light-colored stools
  11. lightheadedness
  12. muscle cramps or spasms
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. nervousness
  15. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  16. thirst
  17. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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

  1. Cough
  2. diarrhea (mild)
  3. headache

Rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. increased sensitivity to sunlight
  3. increased sweating
  4. redness of the face or neck
  5. reduced sexual performance or drive

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair

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.