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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. bloody urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. bone fractures, especially of the femur bone
  5. pain
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. constipation
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. decreased appetite
  12. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. difficulty swallowing
  16. dizziness
  17. dry mouth
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. fast, shallow breathing
  20. fever
  21. flushed, dry skin
  22. fruit-like breath odor
  23. general feeling of discomfort
  24. hives, itching, skin rash
  25. increased hunger
  26. increased thirst
  27. increased urination
  28. indigestion
  29. irregular heartbeat
  30. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  31. light-colored stools
  32. loss of appetite
  33. lower back or side pain
  34. mood changes
  35. muscle cramps, spasms, pain, or stiffness
  36. nausea
  37. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  38. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  39. pale skin
  40. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  41. seizures
  42. sleepiness
  43. stomach pain or discomfort
  44. swelling of the face, fingers, lower legs
  45. tightness in the chest
  46. troubled breathing
  47. troubled breathing with exertion
  48. unexplained weight loss
  49. unusual bleeding or bruising
  50. unusual tiredness or weakness
  51. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  52. vomiting
  53. weight gain
  54. yellow eyes or 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:

More common

  1. Trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Abnormal dreams

Incidence not known

  1. Accumulation of body fat
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. thinning or loss of hair

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.