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. Agitation
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. chills
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. cough
  8. darkened urine
  9. decreased urination or urine output
  10. depression
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. dry mouth
  14. fainting
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fever
  17. headache
  18. hives or welts
  19. hostility
  20. increase in heart rate
  21. indigestion
  22. irritability
  23. itching skin
  24. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  25. lethargy
  26. lightheadedness
  27. loss of appetite
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nausea
  30. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  31. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  32. rapid breathing
  33. rapid weight gain
  34. seizures
  35. shortness of breath
  36. skin rash
  37. stupor
  38. sunken eyes
  39. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  40. thirst
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. unusual tiredness or weakness
  43. vomiting
  44. wheezing
  45. wrinkled skin
  46. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. cool, pale skin
  5. increased hunger
  6. nervousness
  7. nightmares
  8. severe vomiting
  9. shakiness
  10. slurred speech

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. diarrhea
  4. feeling jittery
  5. heartburn
  6. stomach discomfort or upset

Less common

  1. Appetite decreased
  2. increased sweating
  3. lack or loss of strength

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. change in taste
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  4. loss of taste
  5. passing gas
  6. pressure in the stomach
  7. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  8. redness of the skin
  9. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  10. swelling of the abdomen or stomach area

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.