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:

Rare

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chills
  3. convulsions
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. dark urine
  6. fever with or without chills
  7. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  8. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. light-colored stools
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. nausea and vomiting
  13. painful or difficult urination
  14. pale skin
  15. redness of the skin
  16. sore throat
  17. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  21. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. joint or muscle pain
  7. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  8. red, irritated eyes
  9. tightness in the chest

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:

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or upset

Incidence not known

  1. Bloated
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. full feeling
  4. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  5. loss of appetite
  6. passing gas
  7. weight loss

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.

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