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. Diarrhea
  2. loose or frequent stools

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. coma
  11. confusion
  12. cough
  13. dark urine
  14. decreased urine output
  15. depression
  16. difficulty with swallowing
  17. dizziness
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. feeling of discomfort
  20. fever
  21. general tiredness and weakness
  22. headache
  23. hives, itching, or skin rash
  24. hostility
  25. inflammation of the joints
  26. irritability
  27. joint or muscle pain
  28. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  29. lethargy
  30. light-colored stools
  31. loss of appetite
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. muscle aches
  34. muscle twitching
  35. nausea and vomiting
  36. painful or difficult urination
  37. pale skin
  38. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  39. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  40. rapid weight gain
  41. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  42. red, irritated eyes
  43. seizures
  44. sore throat
  45. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  46. stupor
  47. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  48. swollen glands
  49. swollen lymph glands
  50. tightness in the chest
  51. unpleasant breath odor
  52. unusual bleeding or bruising
  53. unusual tiredness or weakness
  54. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  55. vomiting of blood
  56. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. coughing up blood
  5. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  6. general body swelling
  7. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  8. increased thirst
  9. nosebleeds
  10. paralysis
  11. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  12. red or black, tarry stools
  13. red or dark brown urine
  14. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  15. unpleasant breath odor
  16. unusual weight loss

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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. full feeling
  6. heartburn
  7. hives or welts
  8. indigestion
  9. itching of the vagina or genital area itching or pain of the genital area
  10. pain during sexual intercourse
  11. passing gas
  12. redness of the skin
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  15. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  16. white patches with diaper rash

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.

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