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. chills
  3. cough
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling sad or empty
  6. fever
  7. irritability
  8. lack of appetite
  9. loss of interest or pleasure
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. pale skin
  13. shortness of breath
  14. sore throat
  15. tiredness
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. trouble with concentrating
  18. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  19. unusual bleeding or bruising
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bone pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. depressed mood
  6. dizziness
  7. dry skin and hair
  8. fainting
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. feeling cold
  11. hair loss
  12. headache
  13. heart murmur
  14. hives
  15. hoarseness or husky voice
  16. lightheadedness
  17. muscle cramps and stiffness
  18. pale skin
  19. rapid, shallow breathing
  20. slowed heartbeat
  21. sneezing
  22. stomach pain
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. troubled breathing with exertion
  25. weight gain

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. Back pain
  2. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  3. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  4. diarrhea
  5. dry mouth
  6. fear
  7. feeling unusually cold, shivering
  8. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  9. muscle or joint pain
  10. nervousness
  11. numbness
  12. pain
  13. rash
  14. redness
  15. scarring
  16. soreness
  17. stinging
  18. stomach pain
  19. swelling
  20. tenderness
  21. tingling
  22. ulceration
  23. vomiting
  24. warmth

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. blurred vision
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. memory problems
  7. stomach discomfort or upset

Incidence not known

  1. Change of hearing
  2. loss of hearing

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.