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. Fever, chills, or sore throat
  2. pale skin
  3. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions (seizures)
  4. diarrhea
  5. fast, shallow breathing
  6. general feeling of discomfort
  7. loss of appetite
  8. mood or mental changes
  9. muscle pain, tenderness, weakness, or cramping
  10. nausea
  11. shortness of breath
  12. sleepiness

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  3. headache (severe)
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. muscle soreness
  6. trouble with sleeping
  7. vomiting
  8. weight loss

Less common

  1. Bluish-brown colored bands on nails
  2. changes in skin color

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning, tingling, numbness, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. muscle or bone pain
  7. sensation of pins and needles, stabbing pain
  8. stomach cramps
  9. stomach pain
  10. yellow eyes or skin

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.