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. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. bone fracture
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. convulsions
  8. decreased urine
  9. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  10. dizziness
  11. dry mouth
  12. fainting
  13. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  14. feeling of warmth
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. increased need to urinate
  18. increased thirst
  19. increased urge to urinate during the night
  20. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  21. loss of appetite
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. mood changes
  24. muscle pain or cramps
  25. nausea or vomiting
  26. nervousness
  27. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  28. pain or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury
  29. passing urine more often
  30. pounding in the ears
  31. rapid weight gain
  32. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  33. shortness of breath
  34. slow heartbeat
  35. sudden sweating
  36. swelling
  37. swelling with pits or depressions on the skin
  38. unusual tiredness or weakness
  39. unusual weight gain or loss
  40. waking to urinate at night

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. clay colored stools
  5. cool, sweaty skin
  6. dark urine
  7. decreased appetite
  8. decreased urine output
  9. difficulty with breathing
  10. dilated neck veins
  11. extreme fatigue
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. irregular breathing
  15. itching skin
  16. rash
  17. sweating
  18. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  19. weakness
  20. weight gain
  21. wheezing
  22. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Darkening of the skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. mental depression

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. ear congestion
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. joint pain
  11. loss of voice
  12. muscle cramps or spasms
  13. muscle or bone pain
  14. muscle stiffness
  15. nasal congestion
  16. runny nose
  17. sneezing
  18. sore throat
  19. stomach discomfort or upset
  20. swelling or stiffness of the joints

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.