Side Effects

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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bloating
  2. chills
  3. constipation
  4. dark urine
  5. difficulty breathing
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. fever
  8. indigestion
  9. loss of appetite
  10. nausea
  11. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  12. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  13. severe, sudden headache
  14. slurred speech
  15. sudden loss of coordination
  16. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  17. vision changes
  18. vomiting
  19. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. coughing up blood
  6. difficulty in swallowing
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. dizziness
  9. extreme tiredness or weakness
  10. fainting
  11. slow or irregular heartbeat
  12. headache
  13. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  14. itching in the genital or other skin areas
  15. lightheadedness
  16. nosebleeds
  17. paralysis
  18. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  19. rapid, shallow breathing
  20. red or black, tarry stools
  21. red or dark brown urine
  22. scaling of the skin
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. weight gain

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. Diarrhea

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.