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:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. anxiety
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloating
  5. bloody or black, tarry stools
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. blue lips and fingernails
  8. blurred vision
  9. chest pain or discomfort
  10. chills
  11. cold sweats
  12. confusion
  13. constipation
  14. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  15. cool, pale skin
  16. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  17. dark urine
  18. darkening of the skin
  19. depression
  20. diarrhea
  21. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  22. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  23. drowsiness
  24. dry mouth
  25. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  26. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  27. fever
  28. flushed, dry skin
  29. fruit-like breath odor
  30. general tiredness and weakness
  31. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  32. headache
  33. headache, sudden and severe
  34. hearing loss
  35. heartburn
  36. increased hunger
  37. increased sweating
  38. increased thirst
  39. increased urination
  40. indigestion
  41. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  42. light-colored stools
  43. loss of appetite
  44. loss of consciousness
  45. muscle cramps, spasms, pain, weakness, or stiffness
  46. muscle tremors
  47. nausea
  48. nervousness
  49. nightmares
  50. numbness and tingling of the face, lips, hands, and feet
  51. overactive reflexes
  52. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  53. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  54. poor coordination
  55. rapid, deep breathing
  56. restlessness
  57. seizures
  58. severe stomach pain
  59. shakiness
  60. shivering
  61. skin rash
  62. slurred speech
  63. stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  64. sunken eyes
  65. swelling in the legs, feet, or ankles
  66. trembling or shaking
  67. trouble with breathing
  68. twitching
  69. unexplained weight loss
  70. unusual bleeding or bruising
  71. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  72. upper right abdominal pain
  73. vomiting
  74. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  75. vomiting, severe or continuous
  76. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  77. wrinkled skin
  78. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Extreme sleepiness
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Belching
  2. clumsiness
  3. low body temperature
  4. sleepiness
  5. weak or feeble pulse
  6. weight gain

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.