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. Cough
  2. dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  3. fever (slight)
  4. numbness or tingling in the fingers or toes
  5. painful breathing
  6. sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. shortness of breath
  8. trembling or shaking of the hands
  9. trouble with walking
  10. unusual and uncontrolled movements of the body
  11. weakness of the arms or legs

Less common

  1. Blue-gray coloring of the skin on the face, neck, and arms
  2. blurred vision or blue-green halos seen around objects
  3. coldness
  4. dry eyes
  5. dry, puffy skin
  6. fast or irregular heartbeat
  7. nervousness
  8. pain and swelling in the scrotum
  9. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  10. sensitivity to heat
  11. slow heartbeat
  12. sweating
  13. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  14. trouble with sleeping
  15. unusual tiredness
  16. weight gain or loss


  1. Skin rash
  2. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. back, leg, or stomach pains
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. bloating
  7. blood in the urine
  8. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  9. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  10. blurred or double vision
  11. chest pain
  12. chills
  13. clay-colored stools
  14. coma
  15. confusion
  16. confusion as to time, place, or person
  17. coughing or spitting up blood
  18. cracks in the skin
  19. dark urine
  20. decreased urine output
  21. depression
  22. diarrhea
  23. difficult or labored breathing
  24. difficult urination
  25. dry cough
  26. eye pain
  27. fast heartbeat
  28. fatigue
  29. general body swelling
  30. high fever
  31. holding false beliefs that cannot be change by fact
  32. hostility
  33. inability to have or keep an erection
  34. indigestion
  35. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  36. irritability
  37. itching
  38. joint or muscle pain
  39. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  40. lethargy
  41. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  42. loss of heat from the body
  43. lower back or side pain
  44. mood or mental change
  45. muscle cramps or spasms
  46. muscle pain or stiffness
  47. muscle twitching
  48. no breathing
  49. noisy breathing
  50. nosebleeds
  51. pain in the abdomen, groin, or scrotum
  52. pain or burning with urination
  53. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  54. pale skin
  55. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  56. rapid weight gain
  57. rash
  58. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  59. red, irritated eyes
  60. red, swollen skin
  61. scaly skin
  62. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  63. seizures
  64. severe headache
  65. sneezing
  66. sore throat
  67. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in mouth
  68. stupor
  69. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  70. swelling of the scrotum
  71. swollen or painful glands
  72. tightness in the chest
  73. troubled breathing
  74. unpleasant breath odor
  75. unusual bleeding or bruising
  76. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  77. unusual tiredness or weakness
  78. vomiting of blood
  79. wheezing

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. headache
  3. loss of appetite
  4. nausea and vomiting

Less common

  1. Bitter or metallic taste
  2. decrease in sexual interest
  3. decreased sexual ability in males
  4. dizziness
  5. flushing of the face

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.