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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. fever
  3. nausea and vomiting
  4. pain or cramping in the abdomen or stomach

Rare

  1. Confusion
  2. decreased urination
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. fainting
  6. increase in heart rate
  7. lightheadedness
  8. loss of appetite
  9. rapid breathing
  10. sunken eyes
  11. thirst
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. wrinkled skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine
  3. bloody nose
  4. heavier menstrual periods
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. red eyes
  7. red mouth
  8. skin rash
  9. swollen glands
  10. swollen hands and feet
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Cough
  2. crying, fussiness, or irritability
  3. runny nose

Less common

  1. Bloated
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. full feeling
  4. passing gas

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.