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. Bleeding gums
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. collection of blood under skin
  4. coughing up blood
  5. deep, dark purple bruise
  6. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  7. dizziness
  8. feeling of heat
  9. flushing, redness of the skin
  10. hard lump
  11. headache
  12. hives or welts
  13. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  14. irritation
  15. itching skin
  16. nosebleeds
  17. pain
  18. paralysis
  19. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  20. red or black, tarry stools
  21. red or dark brown urine
  22. redness of the skin
  23. shortness of breath
  24. skin rash
  25. swelling
  26. unusually warm skin


  1. Chills
  2. cold sweats
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  5. fainting
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. swelling around the eyes
  8. tightness in the chest
  9. weakness
  10. wheezing

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. Bloated
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  5. full feeling
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. nausea
  8. pain in the joints
  9. passing gas
  10. sleeplessness
  11. trouble sleeping
  12. unable to sleep
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. vomiting

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. dry mouth
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. heartburn
  7. increased sweating
  8. indigestion
  9. muscle or bone pain
  10. pressure in the stomach
  11. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  12. swelling of abdominal or stomach area

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.