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:


  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives or welts
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. red, irritated eyes
  12. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  13. redness of the skin
  14. skin rash
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. bloating
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. dark urine
  6. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  7. fainting
  8. fever
  9. general tiredness and weakness
  10. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  11. hearing loss
  12. increased thirst
  13. irregular heartbeat recurrent
  14. irregular or slow heart rate
  15. light-colored stools
  16. nausea and vomiting
  17. pain
  18. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  19. unusual weight loss
  20. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  21. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea (mild)
  3. loss of appetite
  4. 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.