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. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering or peeling skin
  3. bloody urine
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  10. discharge or excessive tearing
  11. fever
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. general tiredness and weakness
  14. increased thirst
  15. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  16. light-colored stools
  17. loss of appetite
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. muscle or joint aches
  20. nausea and vomiting
  21. painful or difficult urination
  22. rash with fever
  23. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  24. severe rash
  25. sore throat
  26. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  27. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  28. swollen glands
  29. troubled breathing
  30. unusual bleeding or bruising
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  33. weight gain
  34. yellow eyes and 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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or discomfort
  2. headache
  3. itching skin
  4. trouble sleeping


  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness

Incidence not known

  1. Weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

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.