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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chest pain
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. decreased urine output
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. difficulty with moving
  9. dilated neck veins
  10. extreme fatigue
  11. fever or chills
  12. irregular breathing
  13. irregular heartbeat
  14. muscle pain or stiffness
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. nervousness
  17. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  18. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  19. pale skin
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. troubled breathing with exertion
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  28. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. constipation
  3. depression
  4. dry mouth
  5. headache
  6. incoherent speech
  7. increased urination
  8. loss of appetite
  9. metallic taste
  10. muscle weakness
  11. thirst
  12. weight loss

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Decreased appetite
  2. decreased urination
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. fainting
  6. high urine levels of calcium
  7. increase in heart rate
  8. irritability
  9. lightheadedness
  10. muscle weakness
  11. rapid breathing
  12. sunken eyes
  13. wrinkled 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:

  1. Bruise
  2. muscle aches
  3. stuffy or runny nose

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.