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. Diarrhea
  2. itching of the vagina or genital area
  3. pain during sexual intercourse
  4. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  9. chest pain or tightness
  10. chills
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. constipation
  13. cough
  14. dark urine
  15. decreased appetite
  16. diarrhea
  17. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  18. difficulty with swallowing
  19. discoloration of the thyroid glands
  20. dizziness
  21. fast heartbeat
  22. feeling of discomfort
  23. fever
  24. headache
  25. hives, itching, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  26. hives or welts, itching, or rash
  27. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  28. increased thirst
  29. indigestion
  30. inflammation of the joints
  31. joint or muscle pain
  32. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  33. loss of appetite
  34. lower back or side pain
  35. nausea
  36. numbness or tingling of the face, hands, or feet
  37. pain in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  38. painful or difficult urination
  39. pale skin
  40. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  41. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  42. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  43. redness and soreness of the eyes
  44. redness of the skin
  45. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  46. severe sunburn
  47. sore throat
  48. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  49. stomach cramps, pain, or tenderness
  50. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  51. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  52. tooth discoloration
  53. trouble breathing
  54. unusual bleeding or bruising
  55. unusual tiredness or weakness
  56. unusual weight loss
  57. vomiting
  58. yellow eyes or 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  2. chest discomfort or burning
  3. cracks in the skin
  4. decrease in vision
  5. difficulty breathing
  6. double vision
  7. general body swelling
  8. heartburn
  9. loss of heat from the body
  10. nosebleeds
  11. pain or burning in the throat
  12. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  13. red, swollen skin
  14. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  15. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  16. scaly skin
  17. severe nausea
  18. severe stomach pain
  19. vomiting blood

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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