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. Dizziness

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. hearing loss
  7. lightheadedness
  8. rapid weight gain
  9. sensation of spinning
  10. shortness of breath
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. tingling of the hands or feet
  13. unusual weight gain or loss
  14. wheezing

Rare

  1. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. blood in the urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cold sweats
  8. confusion
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fainting
  11. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  12. slow or irregular heartbeat
  13. sweating
  14. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. headache

Less common

  1. Dry mouth
  2. stomach pain

Rare

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.