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. bloody urine
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chest pain
  5. cough
  6. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  7. dizziness
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever or chills
  10. headache
  11. increased thirst
  12. loss of appetite
  13. loss of voice
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. nasal congestion
  16. nausea
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pale skin
  19. runny nose
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. troubled breathing
  25. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. vomiting
  29. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Chills
  2. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  3. thickening of bronchial secretions

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. bloody nose
  3. blurred vision
  4. cracked lips
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dry mouth
  10. flushed, dry skin
  11. fruit-like breath odor
  12. headache
  13. increased hunger
  14. increased sweating
  15. increased thirst
  16. increased urination
  17. joint or muscle pain
  18. muscle stiffness
  19. small red or purple spots on the skin
  20. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  21. sweating
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unexplained 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.