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:

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. burning while urinating
  6. chest pain
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. decrease in urine volume or frequency of urination
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty in passing urine
  12. dizziness
  13. dry mouth
  14. flushed, dry skin
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. fruit-like breath odor
  17. headache
  18. increased hunger
  19. increased thirst
  20. increased urination
  21. loss of consciousness
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. nausea
  24. nervousness
  25. pale skin
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. rapid weight gain
  28. slow or fast heartbeat
  29. stomachache
  30. sweating
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. tingling of the hands or feet
  33. troubled breathing
  34. troubled breathing with exertion
  35. unexplained weight loss
  36. unusual bleeding or bruising
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. unusual weight gain or loss
  39. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. changes in skin color
  3. changes in vision
  4. chest discomfort
  5. cold, clammy, or pale skin
  6. confusion
  7. dizziness or lightheadedness
  8. fainting
  9. inability to speak
  10. irregular heartbeats
  11. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  12. pain
  13. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  14. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  15. seizures
  16. severe or sudden headache
  17. slow heart rate
  18. slurred speech
  19. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  20. temporary blindness
  21. tenderness
  22. trouble speaking, thinking, or walking
  23. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

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. Bone pain
  2. chills
  3. decrease in testicle size
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. diarrhea
  6. feeling of warmth or redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  7. fever
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. inability to have or keep an erection
  10. joint pain
  11. leg pain
  12. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  13. loss of appetite
  14. muscle aches and pains
  15. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  16. runny nose
  17. shivering
  18. sore throat
  19. sudden sweating
  20. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. body aches or pain
  5. breast pain
  6. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  7. congestion
  8. crying
  9. depersonalization
  10. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  11. difficulty with moving
  12. discharge or excessive tearing
  13. dysphoria
  14. euphoria
  15. eye pain
  16. heartburn
  17. hoarseness
  18. indigestion
  19. injection site pain
  20. itching or rash
  21. lack or loss of strength
  22. leg cramps
  23. loss of appetite
  24. muscle aching or cramping
  25. muscle pains or stiffness
  26. pain
  27. paranoia
  28. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  29. rapidly changing moods
  30. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  31. runny nose
  32. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  33. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  34. swollen joints
  35. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  36. trouble swallowing
  37. voice changes
  38. weight loss

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.