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


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. diarrhea
  8. dizziness
  9. fever
  10. general tiredness and weakness
  11. headache
  12. itching or rash
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. light-colored stools
  15. loss of appetite
  16. nausea and vomiting
  17. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  18. red, irritated eyes
  19. sore throat
  20. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  21. unpleasant breath odor
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  24. vomiting of blood
  25. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. back or leg pains
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. chest pain
  8. coughing up blood
  9. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  10. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. general body swelling
  13. hives
  14. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  15. increased thirst
  16. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  17. loss of appetite
  18. nosebleeds
  19. pain
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. pale skin
  22. paralysis
  23. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  24. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  25. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  26. red or black, tarry stools
  27. red or dark brown urine
  28. swollen or painful glands
  29. tightness in the chest
  30. unusual bleeding or bruising
  31. unusual weight loss
  32. watery or bloody diarrhea

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. dry mouth
  7. heartburn
  8. hyperventilation
  9. indigestion
  10. irregular heartbeats
  11. irritability
  12. itching of the vagina or genital area
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. nervousness
  15. pain during sexual intercourse
  16. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  17. redness of the skin
  18. restlessness
  19. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  20. shaking
  21. stomach upset
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. white or brownish vaginal discharge

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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