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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest pain
  7. chills
  8. cough
  9. cracked lips
  10. decreased urine
  11. difficulty in swallowing
  12. dry mouth
  13. ear congestion
  14. fever
  15. headache
  16. increased thirst
  17. irregular heartbeat
  18. itching
  19. joint or muscle pain
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of voice
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. mood changes
  24. muscle pain or cramps
  25. nasal congestion
  26. nausea
  27. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  28. painful or difficult urination
  29. pale skin
  30. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  31. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  32. red, irritated eyes
  33. runny nose
  34. seizures
  35. sneezing
  36. sore throat
  37. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  38. stomach cramps or pain
  39. swelling
  40. tenderness
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. troubled breathing
  43. troubled breathing with exertion
  44. unusual bleeding or bruising
  45. unusual tiredness or weakness
  46. watery or bloody diarrhea

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. Bone pain
  2. constipation
  3. decreased appetite
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. muscle stiffness
  6. vomiting

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.