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. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. itching
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea
  12. rash
  13. unpleasant breath odor
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. vomiting of blood

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. back or leg pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in urine or stools
  5. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  6. chest pain
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. convulsions
  10. cough or hoarseness
  11. decreased urine output
  12. depression
  13. difficulty breathing
  14. fast or irregular heartbeat
  15. fatigue
  16. fever with or without chills
  17. fluid-filled skin blisters
  18. general body swelling
  19. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  20. high fever
  21. hostility
  22. increased thirst
  23. irritability
  24. lethargy
  25. light-colored stools
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. muscle pain or cramps
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nosebleeds
  30. painful or difficult urination
  31. pale skin
  32. pinpoint red spots on skin
  33. rapid weight gain
  34. seizures
  35. sensitivity to the sun
  36. shortness of breath
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  39. stupor
  40. swelling of face, ankles, or hands
  41. swollen or painful glands
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  44. wheezing
  45. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. cool, pale skin
  5. increased hunger
  6. nervousness
  7. nightmares
  8. shakiness
  9. slurred speech

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. Belching
  2. indigestion
  3. pain in the chest below the breastbone
  4. passing of gas
  5. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort

Less common

  1. Flushing or redness of skin
  2. unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste or bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after)taste
  2. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  3. redness or other discoloration of skin
  4. severe sunburn

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.