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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chills
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. drowsiness
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. irritability
  8. mental depression
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. relaxed and calm
  12. restlessness
  13. sleepiness
  14. sudden sweating
  15. tingling of the hands or feet
  16. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  17. unusual weight gain or loss


  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. being forgetful
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning while urinating
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  7. confusion about identity, place, and time
  8. darkened urine
  9. decrease in frequency of urination
  10. decrease in urine volume
  11. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  12. delusions
  13. dementia
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. difficult or painful urination
  16. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  17. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. feeling of warmth
  20. fever
  21. indigestion
  22. loss of appetite
  23. nausea
  24. nervousness
  25. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  26. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  27. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  28. severe nausea or vomiting
  29. severe sleepiness
  30. sweating
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. vomiting
  34. yellow eyes or 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:

More common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. full feeling
  9. heartburn
  10. itching skin
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. muscle spasm
  13. pain in the joints
  14. passing gas
  15. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  16. stomach discomfort or upset
  17. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  18. weight loss


  1. Cold sweats
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. goosebumps
  7. headache
  8. inability to have or keep an erection
  9. increased sweating
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  12. night sweats
  13. pressure in the stomach
  14. rash
  15. stomach tenderness
  16. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. upper abdominal or stomach pain

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.