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. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blood in the eye
  4. bloody nose
  5. blurred vision
  6. body aches or pain
  7. bone pain
  8. chest pain
  9. cloudy urine
  10. congestion
  11. cough
  12. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  13. difficult or labored breathing
  14. drowsiness
  15. dry mouth
  16. dryness or soreness of the throat
  17. eye pain
  18. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  19. fever
  20. flushed, dry skin
  21. fruit-like breath odor
  22. hoarseness
  23. increased hunger
  24. increased thirst
  25. increased urination
  26. irregular heartbeat
  27. large amount of cholesterol in the blood
  28. loss of appetite
  29. mood or mental changes
  30. muscle spasms
  31. nausea
  32. rapid weight gain
  33. redness in whites of eyes
  34. runny nose
  35. stomach pain
  36. sweating
  37. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  38. tightness in the chest
  39. tingling of the hands or feet
  40. trouble with swallowing
  41. trembling
  42. twitching
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness
  44. unusual weight gain or loss
  45. voice changes
  46. vomiting
  47. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  48. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Chills
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. general feeling of illness
  5. headache
  6. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  7. severe, sudden headache
  8. slurred speech
  9. sudden loss of coordination
  10. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg

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. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty in moving
  3. fear or nervousness
  4. itching skin
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. pain in the joints
  8. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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.