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. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. dehydration
  4. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. headache
  7. nervousness
  8. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  9. pounding in the ears
  10. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  11. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  12. severe, sudden headache
  13. skin ulcers
  14. slow or fast heartbeat
  15. slurred speech
  16. sudden loss of coordination
  17. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  18. sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
  19. tingling of the hands and feet
  20. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  21. vision changes
  22. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  3. coughing up blood
  4. heartburn
  5. heavy jaw feeling
  6. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  7. indigestion
  8. loosening of a tooth
  9. nausea
  10. nosebleeds
  11. pain, swelling, or numbness in the mouth or jaw
  12. paralysis
  13. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  14. red or dark brown urine
  15. severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  16. trouble breathing
  17. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing


  1. Confusion
  2. disturbed color perception
  3. double vision
  4. halos around lights
  5. night blindness
  6. overbright appearance of lights
  7. seizures
  8. tunnel vision

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. bleeding after defecation
  4. change in taste
  5. changes in hair color
  6. decreased appetite
  7. decreased weight
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. dry skin
  12. fear
  13. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  14. hoarseness
  15. lack or loss of strength
  16. loss of taste
  17. muscle pain or stiffness
  18. muscle spasm
  19. pain in the joints
  20. rash
  21. sore throat
  22. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  23. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  24. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  25. voice changes
  26. vomiting

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.