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 pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. fever
  6. headache
  7. muscle aches
  8. pale skin
  9. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  10. sore throat
  11. stuffy or runny nose
  12. troubled breathing with exertion
  13. unusual bleeding or bruising
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Accumulation of pus
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. black, tarry stools
  5. bladder pain
  6. blood in the urine
  7. bloody or cloudy urine
  8. body aches or pain
  9. change in hearing
  10. chest pain
  11. cloudy urine
  12. convulsions
  13. cough producing mucus
  14. decreased urine
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  17. difficulty with breathing
  18. difficulty with swallowing
  19. dizziness
  20. dry mouth
  21. ear congestion
  22. ear drainage
  23. earache or pain in the ear
  24. frequent urge to urinate
  25. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  26. heartburn
  27. increased thirst
  28. indigestion
  29. joint pain
  30. loss of appetite
  31. loss of voice
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. mood changes
  34. muscle pain or cramps
  35. nasal congestion
  36. nausea or vomiting
  37. noisy breathing
  38. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  39. red rash with watery, yellow-colored, or pus filled blisters
  40. shivering
  41. sneezing
  42. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  43. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  44. sweating
  45. swollen glands
  46. swollen, red, tender area of infection
  47. thick yellow to honey-colored crusts
  48. tightness in the chest
  49. troubled sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

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. Difficulty with moving
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. muscle aching or cramping
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. weight loss

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. discharge or excessive tearing
  7. dizziness or lightheadedness
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. hearing loss
  10. hives or welts
  11. redness of the skin
  12. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. shakiness and unsteady walk
  15. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  16. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  17. uncontrolled eye movements
  18. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

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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