Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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. Blurred vision
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased appetite
  6. dry mouth
  7. fever
  8. flushed, dry skin
  9. fruit-like breath odor
  10. headache
  11. increased hunger
  12. increased thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. itching, skin rash
  15. loss of appetite
  16. nausea
  17. stomach pain or tenderness
  18. sweating
  19. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  20. troubled breathing
  21. unexplained weight loss
  22. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. vomiting
  25. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  26. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. fainting
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. irregular heartbeat, recurrent
  7. thickening of bronchial secretions

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. Blurred vision or other changes in vision
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. heartburn
  5. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  6. seeing flashes or sparks of light

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.