Side Effects

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  4. chills or fever
  5. dizziness
  6. itching or rash
  7. pain in the scrotum
  8. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  9. smaller amount of semen ejaculated than usual
  10. severe diarrhea or vomiting
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. 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. Decreased appetite
  2. diarrhea
  3. fever
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. vomiting

Less common

  1. General feeling of discomfort or illness
  2. itching skin
  3. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.