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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. chills
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. darkened urine
  10. decreased appetite
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. fast, shallow breathing
  16. fever
  17. general feeling of discomfort
  18. general tiredness and weakness
  19. indigestion
  20. light-colored stools
  21. loss of appetite
  22. muscle cramps or spasms
  23. muscle pain or stiffness
  24. nausea and vomiting
  25. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  26. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  27. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  28. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  29. skin rash, hives, or itching
  30. sleepiness
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. unusual bleeding or bruising
  33. unusual tiredness or weakness
  34. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  35. 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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  4. depression
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. muscle or joint pain
  10. sensation of pins and needles
  11. sore throat
  12. stabbing pain
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. stuffy or runny nose
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dry mouth
  3. flushed, dry skin
  4. fruit-like breath odor
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. increased hunger
  7. increased thirst
  8. increased urination
  9. pale skin
  10. sweating
  11. troubled breathing with exertion
  12. unexplained weight loss
  13. weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

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.