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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. dizziness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. indigestion
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. severe nausea
  10. skin rash or itching over the entire body
  11. stomach pain
  12. vomiting
  13. weakness

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills or fever
  4. cough
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. severe or continuing stomach pain
  7. sore throat or swollen glands
  8. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. dark urine
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. headache
  5. hives or welts
  6. hoarseness
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. loss of appetite
  9. nausea
  10. redness of the skin
  11. slow or irregular breathing
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. unpleasant breath odor
  14. yellow eyes or 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. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. congestion
  4. constipation
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. heartburn
  7. loss of voice
  8. muscle aches
  9. muscle or bone pain
  10. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  11. runny nose
  12. sweating
  13. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Diarrhea


  1. Worsening psoriasis

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. rapid weight gain
  5. stomach discomfort or upset
  6. tingling of the hands or feet
  7. unusual weight gain or loss

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.