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. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. confusion
  3. mental depression
  4. numbness, tingling, burning, or pain in the hands and feet
  5. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Blindness or vision changes
  2. blue-yellow color blindness
  3. blurred vision or loss of vision, with or without eye pain
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, painful, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. changes in menstrual periods
  6. coldness
  7. decreased sexual ability (in males)
  8. decreased vision
  9. difficulty in concentrating
  10. dry, puffy skin
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. hives, itching, or rash
  14. hoarseness
  15. increased hunger
  16. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  17. irritation
  18. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  19. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  20. severe sunburn
  21. shakiness
  22. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  23. swelling of the front part of the neck
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. troubled breathing or swallowing
  26. weakness in the hands or feet
  27. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Chills
  2. cold sweats
  3. coma
  4. cool, pale skin
  5. dark urine
  6. dizziness
  7. general tiredness and weakness
  8. headache
  9. light-colored stools
  10. nausea and vomiting
  11. nightmares
  12. seizures
  13. slurred speech
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  16. 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:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. increased watering of the mouth
  4. loss of appetite
  5. metallic taste
  6. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  7. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Blemishes on the skin
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. enlargement of the breasts (in males)
  4. inability to have or keep an erection
  5. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  6. pimples

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.