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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. blurred vision
  7. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  8. chills
  9. convulsions
  10. cough
  11. decreased urine
  12. difficult or labored breathing
  13. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  14. dizziness
  15. dry mouth
  16. fever
  17. frequent urge to urinate
  18. headache
  19. increased thirst
  20. irregular heartbeat
  21. loss of appetite
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. mood changes
  24. muscle pain or cramps
  25. nausea or vomiting
  26. nervousness
  27. nosebleeds
  28. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  29. pale skin
  30. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  31. pounding in the ears
  32. rapid weight gain
  33. slow or fast heartbeat
  34. sore throat
  35. tightness in the chest
  36. troubled breathing with exertion
  37. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  38. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  39. unusual bleeding or bruising
  40. unusual tiredness or weakness
  41. unusual weight gain or loss
  42. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. dilated neck veins
  3. extreme fatigue
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. irregular breathing
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. skin rash
  8. thickening of bronchial secretions


  1. Dark-colored urine
  2. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  3. light-colored stools
  4. stomach bloating or pain
  5. vomiting blood
  6. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. itching

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. change in taste
  4. constipation
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. loss of taste
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. pain in the joints
  13. stomach discomfort or upset
  14. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  15. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. discharge or excessive tearing
  3. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

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.