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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. depression
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. ear congestion
  8. fear or nervousness
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. loss of voice
  12. nasal congestion
  13. rapid weight gain
  14. runny nose
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. tingling of the hands or feet
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. unusual weight gain or loss

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. cold and clammy skin
  6. confusion
  7. constricted pupil (black part of the eye)
  8. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. difficult, fast, noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. increased sweating
  13. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  14. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  15. loss of consciousness
  16. no muscle tone or movement
  17. pale skin
  18. severe sleepiness
  19. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  20. slow or irregular heartbeat

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. nausea

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or discomfort
  2. back pain
  3. bladder pain
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. dry mouth
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. heartburn
  9. itching skin
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. muscle spasms
  12. vomiting

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.