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:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. bloody vomit
  4. diarrhea
  5. joint pain
  6. reddening of the skin
  7. sores in the mouth or lips
  8. stomach pain
  9. swelling of the feet or lower legs

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. convulsions (seizures)
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. dark urine
  7. dizziness
  8. drowsiness
  9. fever or chills
  10. headache
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  14. shortness of breath
  15. unusual bleeding or bruising
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. 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. Hair loss, temporary
  2. loss of appetite
  3. nausea or vomiting

Less common

  1. Acne
  2. boils on skin
  3. pale skin
  4. skin rash or itching

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.