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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. rapid weight gain
  3. tingling of the hands or feet
  4. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  3. fever
  4. headache
  5. muscle aches
  6. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  7. sore throat
  8. stuffy or runny nose
  9. tightness of the chest
  10. trouble breathing
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. chest pain
  3. clay colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. decrease in the amount of urine
  6. decreased appetite
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. extreme fatigue
  9. irregular breathing
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nausea and vomiting
  13. noisy, rattling breathing
  14. pale skin
  15. skin rash, itching
  16. troubled breathing at rest
  17. troubled breathing with exertion
  18. yellow skin or eyes

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. sweating

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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.