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. Discouragement
  2. feeling sad or empty
  3. irritability
  4. lack of appetite
  5. loss of interest or pleasure
  6. mental depression
  7. thoughts of killing oneself
  8. tiredness
  9. trouble concentrating
  10. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chest pain
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever or chills
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. runny or stuffy nose
  11. sneezing
  12. sore throat
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness
  16. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. agitation
  3. bloating
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. bone pain
  6. confusion
  7. constipation
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased appetite
  10. decreased urination
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. dry mouth
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fast, shallow breathing
  17. frequent urination
  18. hostility
  19. increased thirst
  20. indigestion
  21. irritability
  22. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  23. lethargy
  24. light-colored stools
  25. muscle pain or cramps
  26. muscle tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  27. nausea
  28. pain in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  29. rapid weight gain
  30. seizures
  31. skin rash, hives, itching
  32. sleepiness
  33. swelling of the face, ankles, hands, feet, or lower legs
  34. vomiting
  35. 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. Abnormal dreams

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. heartburn
  6. pain in the joints
  7. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  8. stomach discomfort or upset

Incidence not known

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.