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:

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. trouble breathing
  11. unexplained weight loss
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness


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