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:

More common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. frequent urge to urinate
  11. headache
  12. loss of voice
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. nasal congestion
  15. runny nose
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheadedness
  9. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. nausea
  15. nervousness
  16. noisy breathing
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. rapid weight gain
  19. shivering
  20. shortness of breath
  21. slow or fast heartbeat
  22. stuffy nose
  23. sweating
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. tingling of the hands or feet
  26. trouble sleeping
  27. unusual weight gain or loss
  28. vomiting
  29. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. hives
  6. itching, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. skin rash

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. Feeling of warmth
  2. itching skin
  3. muscle or bone pain
  4. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  5. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  6. sudden sweating

Rare

  1. Back pain
  2. bloating
  3. change in taste
  4. changes in vision
  5. fever
  6. hives or welts
  7. loss of taste
  8. pain
  9. redness of the skin
  10. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  11. swelling of the joints
  12. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.