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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fever
  8. rapid weight gain
  9. shortness of breath
  10. sweating
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. tingling of the hands or feet
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. unusual weight gain or loss
  15. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. chest discomfort
  3. cough
  4. decreased urine output
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dilated neck veins
  7. dizziness
  8. extreme fatigue
  9. fainting
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. hives
  12. irregular breathing
  13. itching
  14. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  15. loss of consciousness
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. no blood pressure or pulse
  18. pain in the shoulders, arms, jaw, or neck
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. skin rash
  21. stopping of the heart
  22. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  23. troubled breathing
  24. unconsciousness
  25. unresponsiveness
  26. weight gain

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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back pain
  3. headache
  4. muscle spasms

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.