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:

Less common

  1. Bloody urine
  2. cold sweats
  3. confusion
  4. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  5. difficult breathing
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying position
  7. fainting
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. loss of appetite
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. nausea
  13. nervousness
  14. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  15. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting
  18. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  19. weight gain


  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. hoarseness
  4. sore throat
  5. swelling of the mouth, hands, or feet
  6. trouble with swallowing or breathing (sudden)

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. dark urine
  5. general tiredness and weakness
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. light-colored stools
  8. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  9. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  10. unusual bleeding or bruising
  11. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  12. 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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold or flu-like symptoms
  4. coughing
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. headache
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  10. stomach pain

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss
  2. thinning of the hair

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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