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. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at site
  2. bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, ankles, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. decreased urine
  5. dizziness
  6. dry mouth
  7. headache
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. loss of appetite
  11. mood changes
  12. muscle pain or cramps
  13. nausea or vomiting
  14. nervousness
  15. numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. rapid weight gain
  18. seizures
  19. shortness of breath
  20. slow or fast heartbeat
  21. tingling of hands or feet
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. unusual weight gain or loss

Less Common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. bluish color
  5. change in consciousness
  6. changes in skin color
  7. chest pain
  8. cold sweats
  9. confusion
  10. cool pale skin
  11. cough
  12. decreased urination
  13. depression
  14. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  16. drowsiness
  17. fainting
  18. fear
  19. fever or chills
  20. flushed, dry skin
  21. frequent urge to urinate
  22. fruit-like breath odor
  23. increase in amount of urine
  24. increase in heart rate
  25. increased hunger
  26. increased urination
  27. loss of consciousness
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. mental changes
  30. muscle spasms [tetany] or twitching
  31. nightmares
  32. pale skin
  33. problems in urination
  34. rapid breathing
  35. shakiness
  36. sleeplessness
  37. slurred speech
  38. sneezing
  39. sore mouth or tongue
  40. sore throat
  41. sunken eyes
  42. sweating
  43. swelling of foot or leg
  44. tenderness
  45. thirst
  46. tightness in chest
  47. trembling
  48. trouble sleeping
  49. troubled breathing with exertion
  50. unable to sleep
  51. unusual bleeding or bruising
  52. wheezing
  53. white patches in mouth and/or on tongue
  54. wrinkled 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. Diarrhea

Less Common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. flushing
  3. redness of skin
  4. unusually warm skin

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.