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:

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. decreased urine output
  3. dizziness
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. fever or chills
  6. increased in seizure frequency or severity
  7. muscle pain or cramps
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. severe thirst
  10. shortness of breath
  11. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  12. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloating of the abdomen or stomach
  4. changes in behavior
  5. discouragement
  6. difficulty breathing
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. feeling sad or empty
  10. hives, rash, or itching skin
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. rapid, shallow breathing
  15. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  17. thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  18. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  19. 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. Blurred vision
  2. double vision
  3. sensation of spinning or constant movement
  4. sleepiness
  5. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

Less common

  1. Changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  2. heartburn or indigestion
  3. irritability
  4. loss of interest or pleasure
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. shakiness and unsteady walk
  7. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  8. tingling of the hands or feet
  9. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  10. trouble concentrating
  11. unusual weight gain or 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.