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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. fever
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. headache
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. nausea
  15. runny nose
  16. shivering
  17. sore or dry throat
  18. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  19. sweating
  20. trouble with sleeping
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. vomiting

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  4. chest pain
  5. congestion
  6. dizziness
  7. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  8. hoarseness
  9. itching of the vagina or genital area
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. pain during sexual intercourse
  13. painful or difficult urination
  14. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  15. sneezing
  16. stuffy nose
  17. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  18. tenderness in the stomach area
  19. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  20. trouble with swallowing
  21. voice changes


  1. Bloated
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. full feeling
  4. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  5. passing gas
  6. shortness of breath or trouble with breathing
  7. skin rash
  8. tightness of the chest or wheezing

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. Black or dark tongue
  2. black stools

Less common

  1. Change in taste, or bad, unusual, or unpleasant aftertaste
  2. dry mouth
  3. fear or nervousness

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.