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
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. constipation
  5. darkened urine
  6. dry mouth
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. increased hunger
  12. increased thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. indigestion
  15. loss of appetite
  16. loss of consciousness
  17. nausea
  18. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly moving to the back
  19. sweating
  20. troubled breathing
  21. unexplained weight loss
  22. vomiting
  23. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. itching
  6. joint or muscle pain
  7. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  8. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  9. red, irritated eyes
  10. shortness of breath
  11. slow or irregular heartbeat
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  14. unusual tiredness

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. Abnormal stools
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. pain
  8. skin rash
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  10. trouble with sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Redistribution of body fat

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.