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:

Symptoms of fluid and electrolyte imbalance

  1. Dry mouth
  2. increased thirst
  3. muscle cramps or pain
  4. nausea or vomiting
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness
  6. weak or irregular heartbeat


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. cough or hoarseness accompanied by chills or fever, lower back or side pain, or painful or difficult urination
  4. fainting
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. pounding heartbeat
  7. severe stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting
  8. skin rash
  9. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  10. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Coma
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. dark-colored urine
  5. decreased urine output
  6. fast or irregular heartbeat
  7. fever
  8. irritability
  9. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. light-colored stools
  12. muscle spasms
  13. muscle stiffness
  14. muscle twitching
  15. painful knees and ankles
  16. raised red swellings on the skin, the buttocks, legs or ankles
  17. restlessness
  18. seizures
  19. shortness of breath
  20. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  21. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  22. weakness
  23. yellow eyes and skin

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. Cold or flu-like symptoms
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  5. sore throat
  6. stomach pain


  1. Dry cough
  2. sinus problems

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.