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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. back or leg pains
  4. black, tarry stools
  5. bleeding gums
  6. blisters, hives, or itching
  7. bloating
  8. blood in the urine or stools
  9. blue lips and fingernails
  10. blurred vision
  11. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  12. chest pain
  13. chills
  14. clay-colored stools
  15. cloudy urine
  16. cold sweats
  17. coma
  18. confusion
  19. constipation
  20. convulsions
  21. cough or hoarseness
  22. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  23. dark urine
  24. decreased urine output
  25. depression
  26. difficult, fast, noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  27. difficulty swallowing
  28. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from lying or sitting position
  29. drowsiness
  30. dry mouth
  31. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  32. fever with or without chills
  33. flushed, dry skin
  34. fruit-like breath odor
  35. general body swelling
  36. general feeling of discomfort, illness, or weakness
  37. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  38. headache
  39. hostility
  40. incoherent speech
  41. increased hunger
  42. increased sweating
  43. increased thirst
  44. increased urination
  45. indigestion
  46. irritability
  47. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  48. lethargy
  49. loss of appetite
  50. loss of consciousness
  51. lower back or side pain
  52. metallic taste
  53. mood changes
  54. muscle pain, cramps, weakness, or twitching
  55. nausea or vomiting
  56. nervousness
  57. nosebleeds
  58. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  59. pain in the groin or genitals
  60. painful or difficult urination
  61. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  62. pale skin
  63. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  64. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  65. rapid weight gain
  66. seizures
  67. sharp back pain just below the ribs
  68. shortness of breath
  69. skin rash
  70. sore throat
  71. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  72. stomachache
  73. stupor
  74. sugar in the urine
  75. swelling of the face, ankles, hands, feet, or lower legs
  76. swollen or painful glands
  77. thickening of bronchial secretions
  78. tightness in the chest
  79. troubled breathing
  80. unexplained weight loss
  81. unpleasant breath odor
  82. unusual bleeding or bruising
  83. unusual tiredness or weakness
  84. vomiting of blood
  85. weak pulse
  86. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  87. wheezing
  88. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Face is warm or hot to touch
  2. frequent urination
  3. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  4. loss of strength or energy
  5. pain or weakness in the hands or feet
  6. redness to face
  7. reflexes are unusually strong
  8. trembling

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. inability to have or keep an erection
  4. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  5. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  6. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  7. sensation of spinning
  8. severe sunburn
  9. welts

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.