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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort with or without nausea
  2. abdominal or stomach pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bloody diarrhea
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. convulsions
  8. cough
  9. dizziness
  10. fainting
  11. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. hives
  14. hoarseness
  15. irritation
  16. itching
  17. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  18. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  19. painful or difficult urination
  20. rash
  21. redness of the skin
  22. severe abdominal or stomach pain
  23. shortness of breath
  24. slow or irregular heartbeat
  25. sore throat
  26. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  27. sweating
  28. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  29. swollen glands
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. troubled breathing or swallowing
  32. unusual bleeding or bruising
  33. unusual tiredness or weakness
  34. 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. Drowsiness
  2. increased sweating
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. nausea or vomiting

Less common

  1. Skin rash, hives, or itching

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. headache
  5. hives or welts
  6. joint pain
  7. lack or loss of strength
  8. loss of appetite
  9. muscle aching or cramping
  10. muscle pains or stiffness
  11. redness of the skin
  12. sensation of spinning
  13. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  14. swollen joints
  15. 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.