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. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. blurred vision
  8. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  9. chest pain or tightness
  10. confusion
  11. cough or hoarseness
  12. decreased urine
  13. difficult or labored breathing
  14. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  15. difficulty in moving
  16. dizziness
  17. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  18. drowsiness
  19. dry mouth
  20. fainting
  21. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  22. fever or chills
  23. flushed, dry skin
  24. frequent urge to urinate
  25. fruit-like breath odor
  26. headache
  27. heartburn
  28. increased hunger
  29. increased thirst
  30. increased urination
  31. irregular heartbeats
  32. irregular pulse
  33. irritability
  34. lightheadedness
  35. loss of appetite
  36. loss of strength or energy
  37. lower back or side pain
  38. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  39. muscle pain, stiffness, cramps, or weakness
  40. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  41. nausea or vomiting
  42. nervousness
  43. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  44. pain in the joints
  45. painful or difficult urination
  46. pale skin
  47. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  48. pounding in the ears
  49. rapid weight gain
  50. rapid, shallow breathing
  51. seizures
  52. sore throat
  53. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  54. stomach cramps, pain, and bloating
  55. sweating
  56. swollen glands
  57. tingling of the hands or feet
  58. trembling
  59. tremor
  60. trouble breathing
  61. unusual bleeding or bruising
  62. unusual tiredness or weakness
  63. unusual weight gain or loss
  64. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. bloody, black, tarry stools
  3. constipation
  4. coughing or spitting up blood
  5. darkened urine
  6. general feeling of illness
  7. indigestion
  8. night sweats
  9. pain
  10. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  11. severe headache
  12. sudden high fever or low-grade fever for months
  13. tenderness
  14. watery or bloody diarrhea
  15. 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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. fear
  4. heartburn
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. rash
  7. trouble sleeping
  8. 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.

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