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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  8. canker sores
  9. chest pain
  10. chills
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. cold sweats
  13. confusion about identity, place, and time
  14. convulsions
  15. cool, pale skin
  16. cough or hoarseness
  17. dark urine
  18. decrease in the frequency of urination
  19. decrease in urine volume
  20. decreased urine output
  21. depression
  22. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  23. difficulty with breathing
  24. difficulty with speaking
  25. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  26. drooling
  27. dry mouth
  28. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  29. feeling of warmth
  30. fever
  31. flushed, dry skin
  32. fruit-like breath odor
  33. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  34. headache
  35. hearing loss
  36. hostility
  37. increased hunger
  38. increased thirst
  39. increased urination
  40. irritability
  41. itching
  42. lethargy
  43. lip smacking or puckering
  44. loss of appetite
  45. loss of balance control
  46. loss of bladder control
  47. lower back or side pain
  48. mood or mental changes
  49. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  50. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  51. muscle twitching
  52. nausea
  53. nervousness
  54. nightmares
  55. noisy breathing
  56. painful or difficult urination
  57. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  58. pounding in the ears
  59. puffing of the cheeks
  60. rapid or worm-like movements of the tongue
  61. rapid weight gain
  62. rash
  63. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  64. restlessness
  65. ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears that continues
  66. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  67. seizures
  68. shakiness and unsteady walk
  69. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  70. shortness of breath
  71. shuffling walk
  72. sore throat
  73. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or in the mouth
  74. slurred speech
  75. stiffness of the limbs
  76. stupor
  77. sudden loss of consciousness
  78. sweating
  79. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  80. swollen glands
  81. tightness in the chest
  82. troubled breathing
  83. twisting movements of the body
  84. uncontrolled chewing movements
  85. uncontrolled movements, especially of the arms, face, legs, neck, and back
  86. unexplained weight loss
  87. unpleasant breath odor
  88. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  89. unusual bleeding or bruising
  90. unusual tiredness or weakness
  91. vomiting of blood
  92. wheezing
  93. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Clumsiness
  2. disturbed concentration
  3. drowsiness
  4. enlarged pupils
  5. increased or excessive unconscious or jerking movements
  6. low body temperature
  7. muscle aches
  8. muscle weakness
  9. shivering
  10. sleepiness
  11. weak or feeble pulse
  12. weight gain

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste or bad, unusual or unpleasant (after)taste
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. enlargement of the breasts
  6. gas in stomach
  7. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  8. heartburn
  9. inability to have or keep an erection
  10. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  11. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  12. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  13. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  14. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  15. severe sunburn
  16. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  17. swelling of the testicles
  18. unexpected or excess milk flow from breasts
  19. weight loss

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.