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. Blurred vision
  2. dry mouth
  3. flushed, dry skin
  4. fruit-like breath odor
  5. increased hunger
  6. increased thirst
  7. increased urination
  8. skin rash
  9. sweating
  10. troubled breathing
  11. unexplained weight loss
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. chills
  7. clay colored stools
  8. constipation
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. decreased appetite
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficulty with moving
  14. dizziness
  15. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fever
  18. full feeling
  19. headache
  20. heartburn
  21. indigestion
  22. itching
  23. joint or muscle pain
  24. lack or loss of strength
  25. light-colored stools
  26. loss of appetite
  27. muscle aching or cramping
  28. nausea and vomiting
  29. passing gas
  30. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  31. red, irritated eyes
  32. sore throat
  33. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  34. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  35. swollen joints
  36. unpleasant breath odor
  37. vomiting of blood
  38. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Muscle pain or stiffness
  2. swelling or puffiness of the face

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. Stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Gaining weight around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

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.