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. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest tightness
  6. defects in intelligence, short-term memory, learning ability, and attention
  7. dizziness
  8. ear congestion
  9. headache
  10. loss of voice
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. mood or mental changes
  13. nervousness
  14. pale skin
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. runny or stuffy nose
  17. slow or fast heartbeat
  18. sneezing
  19. sore throat
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. trouble with breathing
  22. unusual bleeding or bruising
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bloody stools
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depressed mood
  12. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. dry skin and hair
  15. dilated neck veins
  16. fainting
  17. feeling cold
  18. fever
  19. frequent urge to urinate
  20. gaseous stomach pain
  21. hair loss
  22. hoarseness or husky voice
  23. hostility
  24. irritability
  25. lightheadedness
  26. loss of consciousness
  27. muscle cramps, stiffness, and twitching
  28. nausea
  29. pounding in the ears
  30. rapid weight gain
  31. rapid, shallow breathing
  32. seizures
  33. sensitivity to heat
  34. severe sleepiness
  35. sneezing
  36. sore throat
  37. stomach pain and bloating
  38. sweating
  39. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  40. swelling of the finger, feet, or lower legs
  41. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness
  42. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  43. weight gain or loss
  44. 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. Bad unusual or unpleasant (after)taste
  2. belching
  3. change in taste
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. hair color changes
  8. heartburn
  9. increased tearing
  10. indigestion
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. pain in the joints
  13. skin rash
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  15. vomiting

Less common

  1. Redness or pain of the skin
  2. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  3. tingling of the hands and feet
  4. ulceration of the 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.