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. Agitation
  2. blood in the stool or urine
  3. coma
  4. confusion
  5. convulsions
  6. decreased urine output
  7. diarrhea
  8. dizziness
  9. fast or irregular heartbeat
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. increased thirst
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. muscle pain or cramps
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. nose bleeds
  17. overactive reflexes
  18. poor coordination
  19. red or purple spots on the skin
  20. restlessness
  21. shivering
  22. shortness of breath
  23. sweating
  24. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  25. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  26. trembling or shaking
  27. twitching
  28. unusual bruising
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting blood

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. dry mouth

Less common

  1. Bloated or full feeling
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. itching skin
  4. passing gas
  5. unusual dreams

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in taste
  5. dizziness or lightheadedness
  6. eye pain
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. feeling of warmth
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. loss of taste
  12. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.