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. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blood in vomit
  6. bluish lips or skin
  7. chills
  8. choking
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. dark urine
  11. decrease in the frequency of urination
  12. decrease in urine volume
  13. difficult or troubled breathing
  14. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  15. difficulty with breathing
  16. difficulty with swallowing
  17. dizziness
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. fever
  20. fever with or without chills
  21. general body swelling
  22. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  23. headache
  24. hives
  25. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  26. itching
  27. light-colored stools
  28. loss of appetite
  29. lower back or side pain
  30. nausea or vomiting
  31. nosebleeds
  32. not breathing
  33. painful or difficult urination
  34. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  35. pale skin
  36. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  37. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  38. severe or continuing stomach pain
  39. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  40. skin rash
  41. sore throat
  42. sore tongue
  43. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  44. tightness in the chest
  45. unable to speak
  46. unusual bleeding or bruising
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  49. wheezing
  50. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. change in consciousness
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold and clammy skin
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. extreme drowsiness
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. increased sweating
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. no blood pressure or pulse
  13. no muscle tone or movement
  14. not breathing
  15. severe sleepiness
  16. slow or irregular heartbeat
  17. stopping of heart
  18. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  19. unconsciousness
  20. unpleasant breath odor
  21. vomiting of blood

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. Drowsiness
  2. relaxed and calm
  3. sleepiness

Incidence not known

  1. Belching
  2. changes in mood
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. fear or nervousness
  5. feeling of indigestion
  6. hearing loss
  7. impaired hearing
  8. pain in the chest below the breastbone
  9. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.