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. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. decrease in height
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. fever
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs
  14. pale skin
  15. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  16. sore throat
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. tingling of the hands or feet
  19. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. irregular heartbeat
  3. mood or mental changes
  4. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  5. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  6. seizures
  7. stomach cramps
  8. tremor


  1. Fainting

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  3. coughing up thick mucus

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. Diarrhea
  2. dry skin
  3. hair loss
  4. headache
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. mouth or throat pain
  7. nausea
  8. skin rash or itching
  9. stomach pain
  10. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  11. trouble sleeping
  12. vomiting

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. dry eye
  3. heartburn
  4. increased tearing
  5. indigestion
  6. patchy loss of skin color
  7. stomach discomfort or upset

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.