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. Bloody or black, tarry stools
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  4. chest pain
  5. constipation
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. coughing up blood
  8. decrease in the amount of urine
  9. dizziness
  10. ear congestion
  11. fainting
  12. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  13. fever or chills
  14. full or bloated feeling
  15. headache
  16. loss of voice
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nasal congestion
  19. noisy or rattling breathing
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. pale skin
  22. paralysis
  23. pressure in the stomach
  24. runny nose
  25. sensation of pins and needles
  26. severe stomach pain
  27. sneezing
  28. sore throat
  29. stabbing pain
  30. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  31. swelling of the face, fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. troubled breathing
  34. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  35. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  36. unusual bleeding or bruising
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  39. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  40. weight gain

Less common

  1. Bloating
  2. blue lips and fingernails
  3. chest discomfort
  4. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  5. decreased urine output
  6. difficult or fast breathing
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. increased sweating
  9. irregular breathing
  10. irregular heartbeat
  11. nausea
  12. swelling
  13. swelling in the legs and ankles

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  3. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  4. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. cracked lips
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  8. itching skin or rash
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle aching or cramping
  12. muscle or bone pain
  13. muscle stiffness
  14. nose bleeds
  15. pain
  16. pain in the joints
  17. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  18. red or dark brown urine
  19. swollen joints
  20. vomiting
  21. 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.