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. Itching
  2. skin rash

Less common

  1. Aching of joints and muscles
  2. difficulty in swallowing
  3. pale skin
  4. redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
  5. sore throat and fever
  6. unusual bleeding or bruising
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness
  8. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps and pain (severe)
  2. abdominal tenderness
  3. blood in urine
  4. diarrhea (watery and severe), which may also be bloody
  5. greatly increased or decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  6. increased thirst
  7. lower back pain
  8. mood or mental changes
  9. pain or burning while urinating
  10. swelling of front part of neck

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight

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. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. loss of appetite
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. tiredness

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.

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