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. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  3. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. chest discomfort
  5. chest pain
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. feeling of warmth
  13. fever or chills
  14. frequent urge to urinate
  15. hives
  16. itching
  17. loss of appetite
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. nausea
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  22. runny nose
  23. shortness of breath
  24. skin rash
  25. sore throat
  26. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. weakness
  30. wheezing

Rare

  1. Hives or welts
  2. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  3. noisy breathing
  4. redness of the skin
  5. swelling of the mouth or throat
  6. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. anxiety
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. decreased urine
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. drowsiness
  10. dry mouth
  11. extra heartbeats
  12. fainting
  13. flushed, dry skin
  14. fruit-like breath odor
  15. hallucinations
  16. headache
  17. increased hunger
  18. increased thirst
  19. increased urination
  20. irritability
  21. lightheadedness
  22. muscle pain or cramps
  23. nervousness
  24. nightmares
  25. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. rapid, deep breathing
  28. restlessness
  29. shakiness
  30. slow or fast heartbeat
  31. stomach cramps
  32. sweating
  33. unexplained weight loss
  34. unusual feeling of excitement
  35. vomiting

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. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. fever
  4. runny nose
  5. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  6. trouble with swallowing
  7. voice changes

Less common

  1. Difficult, burning, or painful urination
  2. earache
  3. headache, severe and throbbing
  4. muscle or bone pain
  5. pain
  6. redness of the skin
  7. redness or swelling in the ear
  8. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  9. sleeplessness
  10. sneezing
  11. stuffy nose
  12. swelling
  13. tenderness
  14. trouble in holding or releasing urine
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unable to sleep
  17. warmth on the skin

Rare

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. gagging
  5. rough, scratchy sound to voice
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. tightness in the throat

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.