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:


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. back pain
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. bruising
  7. confusion
  8. cough or hoarseness
  9. coughing or vomiting blood
  10. dark urine
  11. darkening of the skin
  12. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. fainting
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fever with or without chills
  18. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  19. headache
  20. hives
  21. hostility
  22. increased blood pressure
  23. increased thirst
  24. irritability
  25. lethargy
  26. light-colored stools
  27. loss of appetite
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. mental depression
  30. nausea and vomiting
  31. painful or difficult urination
  32. persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
  33. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  34. shortness of breath
  35. skin itching, rash, or redness
  36. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  37. swelling of the face, ankles, fingers, hands, or lower legs
  38. tightness in the chest
  39. tiredness
  40. troubled breathing
  41. unusual bleeding or bruising
  42. unusual tiredness or weakness
  43. weight gain
  44. wheezing
  45. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloating
  3. bone pain
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. cold, clammy skin
  7. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  8. difficulty with speaking
  9. double vision
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fast, weak pulse
  12. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  13. inability to speak
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. lightheadedness
  16. pale skin
  17. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  18. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  19. red, irritated eyes
  20. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  21. slow speech
  22. sores, welting, or blisters
  23. sweating
  24. swollen glands
  25. unpleasant breath odor
  26. unusual weight loss

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. full feeling in the upper abdomen or stomach
  6. itching
  7. low blood pressure or slow pulse
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. pain in the upper abdomen or stomach
  10. reddish-orange to reddish-brown color of the urine, stool, saliva, sputum, sweat, and tears
  11. swelling around the eyes or face
  12. unconsciousness
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. 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:


  1. Feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  2. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  3. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  4. muscular pain, tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  5. severe mood or mental changes
  6. unusual behavior

Incidence not known

  1. Belching
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. drowsiness
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. indigestion
  6. not able to concentrate
  7. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  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.