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:


  1. Backache
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. fever
  7. increase or decrease in urination
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. shortness of breath
  10. sore throat
  11. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  12. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  13. swollen glands
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stool
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. dark urine
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. general feeling of discomfort or weakness
  8. headache
  9. joint pain
  10. light-colored stools
  11. loss of appetite and weight
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. muscle aching or cramping
  14. muscle pain or stiffness
  15. nausea and vomiting
  16. numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face
  17. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  18. sore muscles
  19. swollen joints
  20. swollen salivary glands
  21. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. wheezing
  24. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abnormal loss of hair
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. heartburn
  5. hives or welts
  6. itching
  7. loss of taste
  8. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  9. red skin
  10. skin rash
  11. sleepiness
  12. vomiting

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.