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. Fast heartbeat

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. fever
  3. joint pain
  4. skin rash or hives


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. blurred vision or other changes in vision
  4. convulsions
  5. crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  6. muscle cramps
  7. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  8. scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  9. uncontrolled vocal outbursts or tics (uncontrolled and repeated body movements)
  10. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. depression
  3. feeling like surroundings are not real
  4. numbness of the hands
  5. painful or difficult urination
  6. pale skin
  7. paleness or cold feeling in the fingertips and toes
  8. red, irritated eyes
  9. red, swollen, or scaly skin
  10. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  11. severe or sudden headache
  12. shortness of breath
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. sudden loss of coordination
  15. sudden slurring of speech
  16. tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold
  17. unusual behavior
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. weight loss
  20. yellow skin or eyes

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. headache
  3. loss of appetite
  4. nervousness
  5. stuffy nose
  6. trouble sleeping
  7. unusually warm skin

Less common

  1. Anger
  2. decreased appetite
  3. dizziness
  4. drowsiness
  5. fear
  6. irritability
  7. muscle aches
  8. nausea
  9. runny nose
  10. scalp hair loss
  11. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement
  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.