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. Lightheadedness
  2. shortness of breath

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. change in the frequency of urination or amount of urine
  8. chills
  9. cough
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. drowsiness
  15. dry mouth
  16. fainting
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  19. flushed or dry skin
  20. fruit-like breath odor
  21. hives
  22. increased hunger
  23. increased thirst
  24. increased urination
  25. itching
  26. joint or muscle pain
  27. loss of appetite
  28. nausea or vomiting
  29. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  30. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  31. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  32. red, irritated eyes
  33. seizure
  34. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  35. shortness of breath
  36. skin rash
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  39. sweating
  40. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  43. troubled breathing
  44. unexplained weight loss
  45. unusual bleeding or bruising
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. weakness
  48. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion as to time, place, or person
  2. dark urine
  3. difficult or painful urination
  4. difficult or troubled breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. fever
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hallucinations
  9. headache
  10. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  11. increased sweating
  12. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  13. light-colored stools
  14. loss of appetite
  15. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  16. restlessness
  17. sleeplessness
  18. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  19. sweating
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unable to sleep
  22. unpleasant breath odor
  23. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  24. vomiting of blood
  25. 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. Relaxed and calm
  2. sleepiness

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. bloated
  3. constipation
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. depression
  6. earache
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. full feeling
  10. hearing loss
  11. heartburn
  12. heavy eyelids
  13. high energy
  14. hot spells
  15. hyperventilation
  16. irritability
  17. numbness
  18. pain in the leg
  19. passing gas
  20. sluggishness
  21. stuffy nose
  22. tingling sensation

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.