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. Rash


  1. Body aches or pain
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills or fever
  5. hives or welts or itching skin
  6. itching skin
  7. painful or difficult urination
  8. shortness of breath
  9. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  10. swollen glands
  11. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  12. unusual bleeding or bruising
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  15. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. changes in urination
  5. changes in vision
  6. confusion
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  9. difficulty with chewing or talking
  10. dizziness
  11. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  12. hives
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. muscle weakness
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  19. severe sunburn
  20. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  21. weight gain

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:


  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. bad, unusual, or unpleasant taste
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  7. hoarseness
  8. muscle aching or cramping
  9. pain in the joints
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. sudden sweating
  12. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  13. voice 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.