Side Effects

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. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  3. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest discomfort or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. cough producing mucus
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. feeling of warmth
  12. fever
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. hives, itching, or skin rash
  15. hoarseness
  16. loss of appetite
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nausea
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  21. runny nose
  22. sore throat
  23. stomach pain
  24. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Hives or welts
  2. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  3. noisy breathing
  4. swelling of the mouth or throat

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. confusion
  5. decreased urine
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. drowsiness
  8. dry mouth
  9. extra heartbeat
  10. fainting
  11. flushed, dry skin
  12. fruit-like breath odor
  13. headache
  14. increased hunger
  15. increased thirst
  16. increased urination
  17. irritability
  18. lightheadedness
  19. muscle pain or cramps
  20. nervousness
  21. nightmares
  22. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  23. pounding in the ears
  24. rapid, deep breathing
  25. restlessness
  26. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  27. seizures
  28. slow or fast heartbeat
  29. stomach cramps
  30. sweating
  31. unexplained weight loss
  32. unusual feeling of excitement
  33. vomiting

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. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. voice changes

Less common

  1. Difficult, burning, or painful urination
  2. earache
  3. headache, severe and throbbing
  4. muscle or bone pain
  5. pain
  6. redness or swelling in the ear
  7. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  8. sneezing
  9. stuffy nose
  10. swelling
  11. tenderness
  12. trouble in holding or releasing urine
  13. trouble sleeping

Rare

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. gagging
  5. rough, scratchy sound to voice
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. tightness in the throat

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.