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. broken bones, especially the thigh bone
  7. changes in behavior
  8. confusion
  9. constipation
  10. dark urine
  11. decreased appetite
  12. decrease in the amount of urine
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficulty with swallowing
  15. dizziness
  16. dry mouth
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. fast, shallow breathing
  19. frequent urination
  20. general tiredness and weakness
  21. headache
  22. hostility
  23. increased thirst
  24. indigestion
  25. irritability
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. lethargy
  28. light-colored stools
  29. muscle pain or cramps
  30. muscle tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  31. nausea or vomiting
  32. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  33. pain in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. seizures
  36. skin rash, hives, itching
  37. sleepiness
  38. swelling of the face, ankles, hands, feet, or lower legs
  39. upper right stomach pain
  40. vomiting
  41. 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.