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. Nausea and vomiting
  2. stomach pain
  3. tingling, burning, numbness, and pain in the hands or feet


  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. fever and chills
  3. shortness of breath
  4. skin rash and itching
  5. sore throat
  6. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  7. unusual bleeding and bruising
  8. unusual tiredness and weakness
  9. yellow skin and eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blindness
  6. bloating
  7. blood in the urine or stools
  8. blue-yellow color blindness
  9. blurred vision
  10. change in the color of the eye
  11. chest pain
  12. clay colored stools
  13. cold sweats
  14. coma
  15. confusion
  16. constipation
  17. cool, pale skin
  18. cough
  19. dark urine
  20. decreased appetite
  21. decreased vision
  22. depression
  23. diarrhea
  24. difficulty with moving
  25. difficulty with swallowing
  26. dizziness
  27. dry eyes
  28. dry mouth
  29. eye pain
  30. fast heartbeat
  31. fast, shallow breathing
  32. flushed, dry skin
  33. fruit-like breath odor
  34. general feeling of discomfort
  35. headache
  36. hives
  37. increased hunger
  38. increased thirst
  39. increased urination
  40. indigestion
  41. joint pain
  42. light-colored stools
  43. loss of appetite
  44. loss of consciousness
  45. muscle aching, cramping, or pain
  46. nightmares
  47. painful or difficult urination
  48. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  49. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  50. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  51. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  52. shakiness
  53. sleepiness
  54. slurred speech
  55. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  56. stomachache
  57. sweating
  58. swollen glands
  59. swollen joints
  60. tightness in the chest
  61. troubled breathing with exertion
  62. unexplained weight loss
  63. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  64. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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. Difficulty with sleeping
  2. irritability
  3. restlessness

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  4. full feeling
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. passing gas
  10. redistribution or accumulation of body fat

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.