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. Anxiety
  2. chest pain
  3. cough
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. fainting
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. muscle weakness
  8. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  9. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  10. tingling, burning, numbness, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs


  1. Blood in the urine
  2. decreased urination
  3. fever, alone or with chills and sore throat
  4. irregular heartbeat
  5. low blood pressure
  6. skin rash

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering of the skin
  4. blood in the stools
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. difficulty with speaking
  8. double vision
  9. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  10. inability to speak
  11. itching skin
  12. muscle jerking of the arms and legs
  13. peeling and loosening of the skin
  14. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  15. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  16. red, irritated eyes
  17. slow speech
  18. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  19. sudden loss of consciousness
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. drowsiness
  4. nausea
  5. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Dry skin
  2. dryness of the mouth
  3. headache
  4. increased appetite
  5. mood changes

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.