Side Effects

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 gums
  2. collection of blood under the skin
  3. coughing up blood
  4. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. headache
  7. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  8. itching, pain, redness, or swelling
  9. large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin
  10. nosebleeds
  11. paralysis
  12. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  13. red or black, tarry stools
  14. red or dark brown urine

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. Constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. joint pain or swelling
  5. muscle cramp, pain, or stiffness
  6. nausea
  7. rash
  8. stomach pain
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness
  10. 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.