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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. confusion
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. excessive muscle tone
  10. fear or nervousness
  11. feeling sad or empty
  12. fever
  13. hearing changes
  14. irritability
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. muscle stiffness, tension, or tightness
  17. poor concentration
  18. rhythmic movement of muscles
  19. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  20. sneezing
  21. tightness of the chest or wheezing
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. voice changes

Less common

  1. Anger that is hard to control
  2. breast enlargement
  3. burning while urinating
  4. changes in vision
  5. chills
  6. decrease in the frequency of urination
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. difficulty in speaking
  9. dry mouth
  10. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  11. headache, severe and throbbing
  12. hyperventilation
  13. irregular heartbeats
  14. irritability
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  17. pain during sexual intercourse
  18. panic attacks
  19. paranoia
  20. rapidly changing moods
  21. restlessness
  22. shaking
  23. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  3. change in taste
  4. constipation
  5. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  6. change in interest in sexual intercourse
  7. diarrhea
  8. dry skin
  9. heartburn
  10. hives or welts, skin rash
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  13. joint pain
  14. pimples
  15. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  16. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  17. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  18. swelling
  19. swollen joints
  20. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. breast pain
  3. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

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.