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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. chills
  4. dark urine
  5. dizziness
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. itching
  9. light-colored stools
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea
  12. rash
  13. unpleasant breath odor
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. vomiting of blood
  16. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Cough or hoarseness
  2. fever with or without chills
  3. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. painful or difficult urination
  6. sore throat
  7. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blue lips and fingernails
  6. blurred vision
  7. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  8. chest pain or discomfort
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. cloudy urine
  11. clumsiness
  12. confusion
  13. constipation
  14. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  15. decrease in the frequency of urination
  16. decrease in urine volume
  17. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  18. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  19. decreased urination
  20. difficult or labored breathing
  21. difficult or painful urination
  22. difficult, fast, noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  23. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  24. difficulty with swallowing
  25. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  26. drowsiness
  27. dry mouth
  28. extremely shallow or slow breathing
  29. fainting
  30. fast or deep breathing
  31. fast, slow, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  32. feeling of warmth
  33. general body swelling
  34. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  35. increased sweating
  36. increased thirst
  37. indigestion
  38. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  39. lightheadedness
  40. muscle aches
  41. muscle tremors
  42. muscle weakness
  43. nervousness
  44. noisy breathing
  45. nosebleeds
  46. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  47. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  48. pale skin
  49. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  50. pounding in the ears
  51. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  52. rapid, deep breathing
  53. rapid, shallow breathing
  54. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  55. redness of the skin
  56. restlessness
  57. seizures
  58. severe constipation
  59. severe sleepiness
  60. severe vomiting
  61. shivering
  62. skin blisters
  63. skin rash, hives, or welts
  64. sleepiness
  65. slow or irregular breathing
  66. sore throat
  67. stomach cramps
  68. stomach pain, continuing
  69. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  70. sunken eyes
  71. sweating
  72. swelling in the legs and ankles
  73. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  74. thirst
  75. tightness in the chest
  76. tiredness
  77. troubled breathing
  78. unpleasant breath odor
  79. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  80. vomiting
  81. weak or feeble pulse
  82. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  83. weight gain
  84. wrinkled skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. change in consciousness
  3. cold, clammy skin
  4. extreme sleepiness
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. loss of consciousness
  7. no blood pressure or pulse
  8. not breathing
  9. stopping of heart
  10. unconsciousness

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. Relaxed and calm

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. agitation
  3. bad or unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. belching
  5. change in taste
  6. cold sweats
  7. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  8. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  9. cool, pale skin
  10. depression
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty with moving
  13. disturbed color perception
  14. double vision
  15. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  16. false or unusual sense of well-being
  17. flushed, dry skin
  18. fruit-like breath odor
  19. full feeling
  20. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  21. halos around lights
  22. hearing loss
  23. heartburn
  24. increased hunger
  25. increased thirst
  26. increased urination
  27. indigestion
  28. joint pain
  29. lack or loss of strength
  30. muscle cramps or spasms
  31. muscle pain or stiffness
  32. night blindness
  33. nightmares
  34. overbright appearance of lights
  35. passing gas
  36. red eye
  37. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  38. seizures
  39. shakiness
  40. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  41. slurred speech
  42. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  43. stomach fullness
  44. sweating
  45. swollen joints
  46. thirst
  47. trouble sleeping
  48. tunnel vision
  49. unexplained weight loss
  50. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.