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:

Less common

  1. Itching of the vagina or genitals
  2. thick, white vaginal discharge with mild or no odor

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the urine
  7. bloody nose
  8. blurred vision
  9. chest pain or tightness
  10. chills
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. cold clammy skin
  13. confusion
  14. cough
  15. dark urine
  16. diarrhea
  17. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  18. difficulty with breathing
  19. difficulty with swallowing
  20. dizziness
  21. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  22. fast heartbeat
  23. feeling of discomfort
  24. fever
  25. general body swelling
  26. headache
  27. heavier menstrual periods
  28. hives or welts
  29. increased thirst
  30. inflammation of the joints
  31. itching
  32. joint or muscle pain
  33. loss of appetite
  34. lower back pain
  35. muscle aches
  36. nausea or vomiting
  37. nosebleeds
  38. pain
  39. pain or burning while urinating
  40. painful or difficult urination
  41. pale skin
  42. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  43. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  44. rash
  45. red, irritated eyes
  46. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  47. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  48. sore throat
  49. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  50. sores, welting, or blisters
  51. stomach cramps or tenderness
  52. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  53. sweating
  54. swollen, lymph glands
  55. tenderness
  56. unpleasant breath odor
  57. unusual bleeding or bruising
  58. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness
  59. unusual tiredness or weakness
  60. unusual weight loss
  61. vomiting of blood
  62. watery or bloody diarrhea
  63. yellow eyes or skin

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:

Less common

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. black, hairy tongue
  3. changes in behavior
  4. discoloration of the tooth (brown, yellow, or gray staining)
  5. seizures
  6. sleeplessness
  7. trouble with sleeping
  8. unable to sleep
  9. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  10. white patches with diaper rash

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.

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