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:

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. fever or chills
  3. hoarseness
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. painful or difficult urination


  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. fever with or without chills
  3. nausea and vomiting
  4. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  5. shortness of breath
  6. skin rash and itching
  7. unusual bleeding or bruising
  8. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
  9. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. blurred vision
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. clay-colored stools
  8. confusion about identity, place, and time
  9. cool, pale skin
  10. dark urine
  11. depression
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. fainting
  15. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  16. feeling of unreality
  17. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  18. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  19. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  20. hives
  21. increased hunger
  22. irregular heartbeat
  23. joint or muscle pain
  24. light-colored stools
  25. loss of appetite
  26. nightmares
  27. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  28. recurrent fainting
  29. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  30. red, irritated eyes
  31. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  32. seizures
  33. sense of detachment from self or body
  34. severe mood or mental changes
  35. shakiness
  36. slow heartbeat
  37. slurred speech
  38. sore throat
  39. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  40. sudden death
  41. swollen glands
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. unpleasant breath odor
  44. unusual behavior
  45. unusual tiredness or weakness
  46. vomiting of blood
  47. wheezing

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 or full feeling
  4. change in sensation of taste
  5. diarrhea (mild)
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  7. headache
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. passing gas
  11. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Incidence not known

  1. Alterations of sense of smell
  2. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. hearing loss
  5. lightheadedness
  6. mental depression
  7. mood or mental changes
  8. sensation of spinning
  9. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  10. skin eruptions
  11. sleeplessness
  12. sore mouth or tongue
  13. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  14. taste loss
  15. tongue discoloration
  16. tooth discoloration
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. unable to sleep
  19. weight loss

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.