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. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness
  4. dark urine
  5. faintness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  6. fever with or without chills
  7. light-colored stools
  8. loss of appetite
  9. nausea
  10. stomach pain
  11. sudden sweating
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting
  14. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Swelling

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. blue lips and fingernails
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. clay-colored stools
  8. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  9. coughing up blood
  10. dark urine
  11. decrease in the amount of urine
  12. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing
  13. fainting
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. fatigue on exertion
  16. fever
  17. headache
  18. hives, itching, skin rash
  19. hoarseness
  20. increased sweating
  21. irritation
  22. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  23. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  24. noisy, rattling breathing
  25. pale skin
  26. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  27. redness of the skin
  28. shortness of breath
  29. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, fingers, legs, ankles, or feet
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. troubled breathing at rest or exertion
  32. troubled breathing or swallowing
  33. unpleasant breath odor
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. vomiting of blood
  36. weight gain

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Increased heart rate

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. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. muscle aches
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally upper chest
  5. sore throat
  6. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. heartburn
  3. indigestion
  4. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.