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. Difficulty seeing at night
  2. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  3. rash
  4. vision changes

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased urine
  10. dizziness
  11. dry mouth
  12. faintness or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. fever
  14. flushing
  15. increased thirst
  16. irregular or pounding heartbeat
  17. itching
  18. loss of appetite
  19. muscle pain or cramps
  20. muscle spasms or twitching
  21. nausea
  22. nervousness
  23. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  24. pounding in the ears
  25. rapid weight gain
  26. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  27. shortness of breath
  28. slow or fast heartbeat
  29. sweating
  30. trembling
  31. unpleasant breath odor
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. vomiting of blood
  34. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Agitation
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. hostility or anger
  4. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  5. irritability
  6. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  7. seeing things that are not there
  8. severe sunburn

Incidence not known

  1. Bone pain

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. Diarrhea
  2. headache
  3. vomiting

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.