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. Difficulty with swallowing
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives
  5. itching
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. shortness of breath
  8. skin rash
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness
  11. wheezing


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

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. change in near or distance vision
  8. chest pain
  9. coma
  10. confusion
  11. convulsions
  12. cough or hoarseness
  13. decreased urine output
  14. depression
  15. difficulty in focusing eyes
  16. difficulty with breathing
  17. fast or irregular heartbeat
  18. fluid-filled skin blisters
  19. general body swelling
  20. high fever
  21. hostility
  22. increased thirst
  23. irritability
  24. itching of the skin
  25. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  26. lethargy
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. muscle pain or cramps
  29. muscle twitching
  30. nosebleeds
  31. painful or difficult urination
  32. pale skin
  33. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. seizures
  36. sensitivity to the sun
  37. skin thinness
  38. sore throat
  39. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  40. stupor
  41. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  42. swollen or painful glands
  43. unusual bleeding or bruising

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. cold sweats
  3. cool, pale skin
  4. increased hunger
  5. nervousness
  6. nightmares
  7. shakiness
  8. slurred speech

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:

Less common

  1. Indigestion
  2. passing of gas

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. itching
  3. joint pain
  4. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  5. severe sunburn
  6. 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.