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. area rash
  3. blindness
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. blurred vision
  6. change in consciousness
  7. chills
  8. clay-colored stools
  9. cold sweats
  10. confusion
  11. convulsions
  12. dark urine
  13. decreased urine output
  14. decreased vision
  15. difficulty swallowing
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  17. eye pain
  18. fainting
  19. fast or irregular heartbeat
  20. general tiredness or weakness
  21. hives or welts
  22. hives, itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  23. increased thirst
  24. itching
  25. joint or muscle pain
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. light-colored stools
  28. loss of consciousness
  29. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  30. red, irritated eyes
  31. redness of the skin
  32. shortness of breath
  33. skin rash
  34. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  35. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  36. tearing
  37. tightness in the chest
  38. unpleasant breath odor
  39. upper right stomach pain
  40. vomiting of blood
  41. wheezing
  42. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. diarrhea
  3. fever
  4. loss of bladder control
  5. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  6. overactive reflexes
  7. poor coordination
  8. restlessness
  9. shivering
  10. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  11. sudden loss of consciousness
  12. sweating
  13. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  14. trembling or shaking
  15. twitching
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting

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. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. dry mouth
  6. ear congestion
  7. frequent urination
  8. headache
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. loss of appetite
  11. loss of voice
  12. muscle aches
  13. nausea
  14. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  15. sleeplessness
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. stuffy or runny nose
  19. sweating increased
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unable to sleep
  22. weight loss

Less common

  1. Abnormal orgasm
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. change in taste
  6. change or problem with discharge of semen
  7. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  8. difficulty with moving
  9. fear
  10. feeling of warmth or redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. heartburn
  12. inability to have or keep an erection
  13. indigestion
  14. joint pain
  15. longer than usual time to ejaculation of semen
  16. loose stools
  17. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  18. loss of taste
  19. muscle aching or cramping
  20. muscle pains or stiffness
  21. nervousness
  22. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  23. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  24. sudden sweating
  25. swollen joints
  26. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

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.