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. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. fever
  7. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  8. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  9. painful or difficult urination
  10. pale skin
  11. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  12. rash
  13. shortness of breath
  14. sore throat
  15. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  16. troubled breathing with exertion
  17. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. cloudy urine
  3. dark urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. drowsiness
  7. general tiredness and weakness
  8. headache
  9. itching
  10. joint or muscle pain
  11. light-colored stools
  12. nausea or vomiting
  13. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  14. red, irritated eyes
  15. swelling or puffiness of the face
  16. unusual weight gain
  17. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  18. yellow eyes and 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:

More common

  1. Bleeding with stools
  2. uncomfortable swelling around the anus

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.