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. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision or other change in vision
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. dizziness
  8. eye pain
  9. fainting
  10. fast or irregular heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  13. itching
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. lump or growth on the skin
  16. pain in the ankles or knees
  17. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  18. paralysis of the nerves
  19. rapid weight gain
  20. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  21. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  22. red, irritated eyes
  23. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  24. redness, soreness, swelling, or itching skin
  25. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  26. sensitivity of the eye to light
  27. severe sunburn
  28. skin rash
  29. sore throat
  30. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  31. sores, welting, or blisters
  32. tearing
  33. tingling of the hands and feet
  34. ulceration of the skin
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Back or bone pain
  2. burning, itching, and pain in the hairy areas, or pus at the root of the hair
  3. change in taste
  4. cough
  5. decreased appetite
  6. decreased weight
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  9. difficulty with moving
  10. dry skin
  11. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  12. headache
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss of taste
  15. muscle stiffness
  16. nausea
  17. pain in the arms or legs
  18. rash
  19. sunburn
  20. vomiting

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.