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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. fever
  11. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  12. headache
  13. hives, itching, or skin rash
  14. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  15. light-colored stools
  16. loss of appetite
  17. nausea and vomiting
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. stomach pain, continuing
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. unpleasant breath odor
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  24. vomiting of blood
  25. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. convulsions
  5. decreased urine
  6. dry mouth
  7. fainting
  8. hoarseness
  9. increased thirst
  10. irregular or slow heart rate
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. loss of bladder control
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. mood changes
  15. muscle pain or cramps
  16. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  17. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  18. painful or difficult urination
  19. pale skin
  20. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  21. red, irritated eyes
  22. sore throat
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  24. sudden loss of consciousness
  25. swollen glands
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Fearfulness, suspiciousness, or other mental changes
  2. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. change in taste or bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. stomach discomfort or upset

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or 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.