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. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. indigestion
  3. loss of appetite
  4. nausea
  5. stomach bloating, cramping, or pain
  6. tenderness in the stomach area
  7. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  8. upset stomach
  9. vomiting
  10. weight loss

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bladder pain
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody stools
  7. chest pain
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. difficulty with moving
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. full or bloated feeling
  13. heartburn
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. muscle pain or stiffness
  16. pain in the joints
  17. pain or burning in the throat
  18. pressure in the stomach
  19. rapid weight gain
  20. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  21. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  22. tingling of the hands or feet
  23. unusual weight gain or loss
  24. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Incidence not known

  1. Drowsiness
  2. mood or mental changes
  3. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  4. seizures
  5. trembling
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness
  7. vomiting

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. belching
  3. diarrhea

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. change in taste
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. ear congestion
  9. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. loss of taste
  13. loss of voice
  14. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  15. passing gas
  16. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  17. sneezing
  18. sore throat
  19. stuffy or runny nose
  20. tightness of the chest or wheezing

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.