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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. chest pain
  5. congestion
  6. cough
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. dryness or soreness of the throat
  9. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  10. fever
  11. hoarseness
  12. rapid weight gain
  13. runny nose
  14. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. trouble with swallowing
  17. voice changes

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning feeling while urinating
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. decreased urine output
  8. dehydration
  9. difficult or painful urination
  10. dilated neck veins
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. extreme tiredness or weakness
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. headache
  15. irregular breathing
  16. joint pain
  17. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches on the skin
  18. loss of appetite
  19. muscle aches and pains
  20. nausea
  21. noisy breathing
  22. pale skin
  23. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  24. severe pain or pressure in the chest or the jaw, neck, back, or arms
  25. sudden severe headache or weakness
  26. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  27. trouble sleeping
  28. troubled breathing with exertion
  29. unusual bleeding or bruising
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness
  31. vomiting
  32. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  33. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. dark urine
  3. decreased appetite
  4. dry cough
  5. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  6. rapid breathing
  7. skin rash or itching
  8. stomach pain or tenderness
  9. yellow eyes or skin

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. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. diarrhea
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  5. full feeling
  6. heartburn
  7. hives or welts
  8. indigestion
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. pain
  11. passing gas
  12. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. change in vision
  3. constipation
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. depression
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. double vision
  8. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  9. hearing loss
  10. impaired vision
  11. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  12. leg cramps
  13. loss of memory
  14. muscle pain or stiffness
  15. problems with memory
  16. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  17. seeing double
  18. severe sunburn
  19. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  20. stuffy nose
  21. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  22. swollen 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.

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