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. Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  2. chest pain or chest tightness
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  9. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. shortness of breath
  12. skin rash, hives, or itching
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. dark-colored urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. drowsiness
  6. headache
  7. high fever
  8. joint or muscle pain
  9. light-colored stools
  10. loss of appetite
  11. mood or mental changes
  12. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  13. nausea or vomiting
  14. seizures
  15. sore throat
  16. trembling
  17. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  18. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
  19. 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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. dry mouth
  3. passing gas


  1. Back pain
  2. change in taste
  3. changes in vision
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  6. hearing loss
  7. hiccup
  8. slow heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  2. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

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.