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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blood in the urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. congestion
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. dryness or soreness of the throat
  11. fever or chills
  12. headache
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. nervousness
  15. painful or difficult urination
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. rapid weight gain
  18. runny nose
  19. shortness of breath
  20. slow or fast heartbeat
  21. sweating
  22. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. trouble with swallowing
  26. unusual weight gain or loss
  27. voice changes
  28. wheezing

Less common

  1. Abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material
  2. ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. bleeding from the rectum or bloody stools
  5. blindness
  6. bloody nose
  7. burning while urinating
  8. burning, tingling, numbness, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  9. change in bowel habits
  10. chest pain or discomfort
  11. chest tightness or heaviness
  12. chills
  13. confusion
  14. decrease in frequency of urination
  15. decrease in urine volume
  16. decreased vision
  17. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  18. difficulty with swallowing or eating
  19. dilated neck veins
  20. dry mouth
  21. fainting
  22. fast or irregular heartbeat
  23. fever
  24. irregular breathing
  25. joint stiffness or swelling
  26. lightheadedness
  27. loss of appetite
  28. lump or swelling in the abdomen
  29. nausea
  30. no blood pressure or pulse
  31. noisy breathing
  32. pain in the neck
  33. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  34. painful blisters on trunk of the body
  35. persistent non-healing sore
  36. rapid, shallow breathing
  37. reddish patch or irritated area
  38. sensation of pins and needles
  39. shiny bump
  40. stabbing pain
  41. stomach discomfort
  42. stopping of heart
  43. sunken eyes
  44. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  45. thirst
  46. tumor
  47. unconsciousness
  48. unexplained weight loss
  49. unusual tiredness or weakness
  50. vomiting
  51. weight gain
  52. white, yellow or waxy scar-like area
  53. wrinkled skin
  54. yellow skin or eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Hives or welts
  2. itching
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. redness of the skin
  5. skin rash

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. breast pain
  4. constipation
  5. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. dry skin
  9. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  10. heartburn
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. indigestion
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. leg cramps
  15. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  16. loss of strength or energy
  17. muscle aching or cramping
  18. muscle pain or weakness
  19. nervousness
  20. pain in the pelvis
  21. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  22. passing of gas
  23. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  24. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
  25. stuffy or runny nose
  26. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

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.