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. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. continuing diarrhea
  4. continuing stomach pain
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. pale skin
  8. troubled breathing with exertion
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. dizziness
  7. drowsiness
  8. fever
  9. headache
  10. nervousness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. shortness of breath
  13. slow or fast heartbeat
  14. sore throat
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  16. swelling
  17. swollen glands


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. clay-colored stools
  3. dark urine
  4. general tiredness and weakness
  5. itching
  6. light-colored stools
  7. loss of appetite
  8. nausea and vomiting
  9. rash
  10. tumor
  11. unpleasant breath odor
  12. upper right abdominal pain
  13. vomiting of blood
  14. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  5. discoloration of the urine
  6. dizziness or lightheadedness
  7. flushing or redness of the skin
  8. general body swelling
  9. headache
  10. itching
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. nosebleeds
  13. rapid heart rate
  14. red irritated eyes
  15. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  16. unusually warm skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Goosebumps
  2. shakiness and unsteady walk
  3. tearing of the eyes
  4. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  5. weight loss

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. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. diarrhea
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. inability to have or keep an erection
  5. indigestion
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  7. passing of gas
  8. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  9. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
  10. sudden sweating
  11. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

Less common

  1. Depression
  2. drowsiness
  3. fear or nervousness
  4. mood or mental changes

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.