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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. diarrhea
  8. dizziness
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. itching or rash
  12. light-colored stools
  13. loss of appetite
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. nausea
  16. numbness, tingling, or pain in the hands or feet
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pale skin
  19. rapid weight gain
  20. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  21. redness or discoloration of the skin
  22. sore throat
  23. stomach pain
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  26. unpleasant breath odor
  27. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  28. unusual bleeding or bruising
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. unusual weight gain or loss
  31. vomiting of blood
  32. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  33. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. pinpoint red spots on the skin


  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloody nose
  3. heavier menstrual periods
  4. joint or muscle pain
  5. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  6. red, irritated eyes

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. Back pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. discharge, excessive tearing
  7. ear congestion
  8. loss of voice
  9. nasal congestion
  10. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  11. sneezing

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.