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

More common

  1. Blemishes on the skin or pimples
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. congestion
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. deep cracks, grooves, or lines in the skin
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. facial swelling
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. nausea
  15. painful or difficult urination
  16. pale skin
  17. rapid weight gain
  18. runny nose
  19. severe dry skin
  20. shortness of breath
  21. skin rash
  22. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. trouble with breathing on exertion
  26. trouble with swallowing
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. unusual weight gain or loss
  30. voice changes
  31. vomiting
  32. weakness
  33. wheezing

Less common or rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. decreased urination
  6. dry mouth
  7. fainting
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. increase in heart rate
  10. lightheadedness
  11. rapid, shallow breathing
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. sunken eyes
  15. swollen glands
  16. thirst
  17. wrinkled skin

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. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. discharge from the eye
  7. discoloration of the fingernails or toenails
  8. discouragement
  9. excessive tearing
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  12. heartburn
  13. indigestion
  14. irritability
  15. itching skin
  16. lack or loss of appetite
  17. lack or loss of strength
  18. loss of interest or pleasure
  19. pain
  20. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  21. sleeplessness
  22. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  23. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  24. trouble concentrating
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unable to sleep

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.