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:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. shortness of breath
  6. slow or irregular heartbeat
  7. sweating
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. cough
  3. decreased urine output
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. difficulty with speaking
  6. dilated neck veins
  7. disturbed color perception
  8. double vision
  9. extreme fatigue
  10. fast, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  11. halos around lights
  12. headache
  13. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  14. inability to speak
  15. irregular breathing
  16. loss of vision
  17. night blindness
  18. noisy breathing
  19. overbright appearance of lights
  20. pain, tension, and weakness upon walking that subsides during periods of rest
  21. paleness or cold feeling in the fingertips and toes
  22. rapid weight gain
  23. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  24. short-term memory loss
  25. slow speech
  26. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. tingling of the hands or feet
  29. tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold
  30. troubled breathing
  31. tunnel vision
  32. unusual weight gain or loss

Rare

  1. Bluish color skin of the fingers or toes
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. continuing loss of appetite
  5. continuing or severe abdominal or stomach pain
  6. continuing or severe nausea and vomiting
  7. dark urine
  8. difficulty with moving
  9. fever
  10. general tiredness and weakness
  11. hoarseness
  12. increased frequency of urination
  13. itching skin
  14. light-colored stools
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. muscle pain or stiffness
  17. numbness of the fingers or toes
  18. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  19. rash
  20. sore throat
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  22. unpleasant breath odor
  23. unusual bleeding or bruising
  24. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  25. vomiting of blood
  26. weakness
  27. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. cool, sweaty skin
  6. pinpoint red spots on the skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. change in consciousness
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. no blood pressure or pulse
  5. stopping of heart
  6. unconsciousness
  7. very drowsy or sleepy

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. Belching
  2. bloated
  3. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. discouragement
  6. dry mouth
  7. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. feeling of indigestion
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. full feeling
  12. inability to have or keep an erection
  13. irritability
  14. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  15. loss of interest or pleasure
  16. nightmares
  17. pain in the chest below the breastbone
  18. passing gas
  19. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  20. runny nose
  21. sensation of spinning
  22. sneezing
  23. stuffy nose
  24. tiredness
  25. trouble concentrating
  26. trouble sleeping

Rare

  1. Bone pain
  2. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. dry eyes
  4. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  5. hearing loss
  6. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. pain of penis on erection
  8. severe sunburn

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste or bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. fear or nervousness
  3. hives or welts

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.