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. bleeding gums
  3. bloody nose
  4. blurred vision
  5. cloudy urine
  6. confusion
  7. constipation
  8. coughing up blood
  9. decreased urination
  10. depressed mood
  11. difficult or labored breathing
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. dry mouth
  15. dry skin and hair
  16. fainting
  17. feeling cold
  18. hair loss
  19. hoarseness or husky voice
  20. incoherent speech
  21. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  22. increased urination
  23. lightheadedness
  24. loss of appetite
  25. metallic taste
  26. muscle cramps and stiffness
  27. muscle weakness
  28. nausea
  29. nervousness
  30. nosebleeds
  31. paralysis
  32. pounding in the ears
  33. rapid breathing
  34. red or black, tarry stools
  35. red or dark brown urine
  36. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  37. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  38. slow or fast heartbeat
  39. sunken eyes
  40. thirst
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. tingling of the hands and feet
  43. ulceration of the skin
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. vomiting
  46. weight gain or loss
  47. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. bleeding from the gums or nose
  3. bleeding from the rectum
  4. bloody, black or tarry stools
  5. change in vision
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. extreme drowsiness
  8. eye pain
  9. heartburn
  10. inability to speak
  11. indigestion
  12. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, hands, or legs
  13. pain in the chest, groin, or legs
  14. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  15. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  16. pale skin
  17. ringing in the ears
  18. seizures
  19. sensitivity to heat
  20. severe headaches of sudden onset
  21. severe stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  22. slurred speech
  23. sudden loss of coordination
  24. sudden onset of slurred speech
  25. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  26. sudden vision changes
  27. sweating
  28. temporary blindness
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. trouble speaking, thinking, or walking
  31. troubled breathing with exertion
  32. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  33. unusual bleeding or bruising
  34. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds
  35. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body

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. Belching
  2. change in taste
  3. cough
  4. cracked lips
  5. decreased appetite
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. itching skin or rash
  9. joint pain
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of taste
  12. muscle aches or pain
  13. pain in the arms or legs
  14. sore throat
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  16. stomach discomfort or upset
  17. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  18. swollen joints
  19. upper stomach pain
  20. voice changes

Less common

  1. Burning sensation of the tongue
  2. continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. flushing or redness of the skin
  4. hearing loss
  5. thinning of the hair
  6. unusually warm skin

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.