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. Dizziness
  2. fainting
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. slow heartbeat


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. bloody vomit
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  7. severe stomach pain
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. nausea
  3. shortness of breath
  4. sweating
  5. swelling of the feet and lower legs
  6. troubled breathing
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Agitation or combativeness
  2. anxiety
  3. confusion
  4. depression
  5. diarrhea
  6. expressed fear of impending death
  7. hallucinations
  8. rash
  9. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. disturbed color perception
  3. double vision
  4. halos around lights
  5. headache
  6. lack of feeling or emotion
  7. loss of appetite
  8. night blindness
  9. overbright appearance of lights
  10. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  11. tunnel vision
  12. weakness
  13. 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.

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