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. Abdominal or stomach fullness
  2. body aches or pain
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. ear congestion
  5. gas with abdominal or stomach pain
  6. lightheadedness
  7. loss of voice
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. muscle aches and pains
  10. nasal congestion
  11. pain or tenderness around the eyes or cheekbones
  12. rapid and sometimes shallow breathing
  13. shivering
  14. sunken eyes
  15. thirst
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. warmth on the skin
  18. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge
  3. agitation
  4. arm, back, or jaw pain
  5. black, tarry stools
  6. bleeding from the gums or nose
  7. blindness
  8. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  9. blood in the stool or change in bowel habits
  10. bloody or cloudy urine
  11. blurred vision
  12. broken bones
  13. change in size, shape, or color of an existing mole
  14. change in skin color
  15. chest pain
  16. chest tightness or heaviness
  17. chills
  18. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  19. cold hands and feet
  20. confusion
  21. constipation
  22. cough
  23. coughing or spitting up blood
  24. decreased urination
  25. decreased vision
  26. depression
  27. difficult or frequent urination
  28. difficulty with breathing
  29. difficulty, burning, or painful urination
  30. dimpling of the breast skin
  31. dizziness
  32. drowsiness
  33. eye pain
  34. fainting
  35. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  36. fever
  37. forgetfulness
  38. frequent urge to urinate
  39. general feeling of illness
  40. hair loss
  41. hallucinations
  42. headache
  43. increased thirst
  44. inverted nipple
  45. irregular breathing
  46. irregular pulse
  47. irritability
  48. itching or rash
  49. light colored stools
  50. loss of appetite
  51. lump in the breast or under your arm
  52. lump or swelling in the abdomen or stomach
  53. mole that leaks fluid or bleeds
  54. muscle cramps or spasms
  55. nausea
  56. new mole
  57. night sweats
  58. no blood pressure or pulse
  59. noisy breathing
  60. numbness or tingling in your arms, legs, or face
  61. pain, redness, or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury present
  62. pale skin
  63. persistent non-healing sore on your skin
  64. pink growth
  65. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  66. raised, firm, or bright red patch
  67. redness or swelling of the breast
  68. seizures
  69. sharp back pain just below your ribs
  70. shiny bump on your skin
  71. slurred speech or problems with swallowing
  72. sneezing
  73. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  74. sore throat
  75. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or mouth
  76. spitting up blood
  77. stiff neck
  78. stopping of the heart
  79. sudden high fever or low grade fever for months
  80. sweating
  81. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  82. swollen glands
  83. swollen neck veins
  84. tightness in the chest
  85. tiredness
  86. trouble breathing with activity
  87. trouble thinking
  88. unconsciousness
  89. unexplained bruising or bleeding
  90. unpleasant breath odor
  91. unusual tiredness or weakness
  92. unusual weight gain or loss
  93. visual disturbances
  94. vomiting
  95. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  96. yellow skin or eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. joint or muscle pain
  4. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  5. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  6. red, irritated eyes
  7. red, scaling, or crusted skin
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Bladder pain
  2. bleeding
  3. burning
  4. coldness
  5. discoloration of the skin
  6. feeling of pressure
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hives
  9. lumps
  10. numbness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. redness
  13. scarring
  14. soreness
  15. stinging
  16. swelling
  17. tenderness
  18. tingling
  19. ulceration
  20. warmth

Less common

  1. Abnormal healing
  2. decrease in height
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. difficulty with walking
  6. dry mouth
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. loss of hearing
  10. loss of strength or energy
  11. menstrual changes
  12. muscle or joint stiffness, tightness, or rigidity
  13. muscle pain or weakness
  14. pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs
  15. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, and feet
  16. sores
  17. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
  18. swelling or redness in the joints
  19. weakness

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.