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. body aches or pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. chest pain
  5. congestion
  6. cough
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. dryness or soreness of the throat
  9. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  10. fever
  11. hoarseness
  12. rapid weight gain
  13. runny nose
  14. shortness of breath
  15. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. trouble with swallowing
  18. voice changes

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning while urinating
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. decreased urine output
  8. dehydration
  9. difficult or painful urination
  10. dilated neck veins
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. extreme fatigue
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. headache
  15. irregular breathing
  16. joint pain
  17. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  18. loss of appetite
  19. muscle aches and pains
  20. nausea or vomiting
  21. nervousness
  22. noisy breathing
  23. pale skin
  24. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  25. severe pain or pressure in the chest or the jaw, neck, back, or arms
  26. shortness of breath
  27. sudden severe headache or weakness
  28. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. troubled breathing with exertion
  31. unusual bleeding or bruising
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  34. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. clay colored stools
  3. dark urine
  4. decreased appetite
  5. dry cough
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. itching
  8. rapid breathing
  9. skin rash
  10. yellow eyes or skin

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. diarrhea
  5. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  6. full feeling
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. heartburn
  9. hives or welts
  10. indigestion
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. loss of appetite
  13. pain
  14. passing gas
  15. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. change in vision
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  6. depression
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. double vision
  9. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  10. hearing loss
  11. impaired vision
  12. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  13. leg cramps
  14. loss of memory
  15. muscle pain or stiffness
  16. nervousness
  17. problems with memory
  18. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  19. seeing double
  20. severe sunburn
  21. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  22. stuffy nose
  23. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  24. swollen joints

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.