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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloating
  4. chest pain or tightness
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. darkened urine
  10. decreased urine
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. drowsiness
  14. dry mouth
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fever
  17. indigestion
  18. joint or muscle pain
  19. loss of appetite
  20. mood or mental changes
  21. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  22. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  23. nausea
  24. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  25. painful or difficult urination
  26. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  27. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  28. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  29. red, irritated eyes
  30. seizures
  31. skin rash, hives, itching
  32. sore throat
  33. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  34. stomach cramps
  35. swollen glands
  36. trouble breathing
  37. trembling
  38. unusual bleeding or bruising
  39. unusual tiredness or weakness
  40. vomiting
  41. 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:

More common

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste

Less common

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness


  1. Acne
  2. back pain

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  4. full feeling
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  8. loss or thinning of the hair
  9. muscular weakness
  10. passing gas
  11. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  12. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  13. severe sunburn
  14. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  15. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  16. swollen joints

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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