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:

Less common

  1. Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. fever
  6. frequent urination
  7. headache, severe and throbbing
  8. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  9. itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  10. rash
  11. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  14. trouble breathing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. confusion about identity, place, and time
  5. diarrhea
  6. dry mouth
  7. headache
  8. hyperventilation
  9. irritability
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. nausea
  12. pounding in the ears
  13. restlessness
  14. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  15. slow heartbeat
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness

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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. discouragement
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. loss of interest or pleasure
  14. mood or mental changes
  15. muscle aches and pains
  16. runny nose
  17. shivering
  18. sore throat
  19. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  20. sweating
  21. thirst
  22. tiredness
  23. trouble concentrating
  24. vomiting
  25. 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.