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:

Less common

  1. Changes in skin color
  2. diarrhea
  3. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg


  1. Bloody nose
  2. burning while urinating
  3. chest pain, discomfort, or pressure
  4. chills
  5. decrease in the frequency of urination
  6. decrease in urine volume
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. flushing or redness of the skin
  9. painful urination
  10. swelling
  11. swelling or puffiness of the face
  12. tightness in the throat
  13. unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. black, hairy tongue
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. bloating
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. cracks in the skin
  7. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  8. fever
  9. fever with or without chills
  10. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  11. increased thirst
  12. itching
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. loss of heat from the body
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. pain
  18. red, irritated eyes
  19. red, swollen skin
  20. scaly skin
  21. severe stomach pain
  22. sore throat
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  24. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. unusual weight loss
  28. vomiting

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. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site


  1. Excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  2. full or bloated feeling
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. headache
  5. passing gas
  6. pressure in the stomach
  7. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  8. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  9. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  10. white patches with diaper rash

Incidence not known

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. indigestion
  3. stomach upset

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.