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. Blisters under the skin
  2. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  3. redness of the skin
  4. skin rash, itching skin, hives or welts
  5. spots on your skin resembling a blister or pimple


  1. Blindness or vision changes
  2. burning of the face or mouth
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, painful, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  4. chest pain
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. sensation of pins and needles
  7. sneezing
  8. sore throat
  9. stabbing pain
  10. weakness in the hands or feet

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort
  2. agitation
  3. bloating
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. bone pain
  6. chills
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. constipation
  10. convulsions or seizures
  11. cough
  12. darkened urine
  13. decreased appetite
  14. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  15. depression
  16. diarrhea
  17. difficult or labored breathing
  18. difficult or painful urination
  19. difficulty with swallowing
  20. dizziness
  21. fast heartbeat
  22. fast, shallow breathing
  23. fever
  24. general feeling of discomfort
  25. headache
  26. hostility
  27. increase in the amount of urine
  28. increased blood pressure
  29. increased thirst
  30. indigestion
  31. irritability
  32. lethargy
  33. loss of appetite
  34. lower back or side pain
  35. muscle pain or cramping
  36. muscle twitching
  37. nausea
  38. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  39. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  40. rapid weight gain
  41. sleepiness
  42. stupor
  43. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  44. swelling of the face, fingers, hands, lower legs, or ankles
  45. tightness in the chest
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. vomiting
  48. weight gain
  49. 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:

Less common

  1. Lack or loss of strength
  2. passing of gas
  3. weight loss


  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. discouragement
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. heartburn
  8. increased cough
  9. joint pain
  10. loss of interest or pleasure
  11. muscle aching or cramping
  12. muscle pain or stiffness
  13. pain
  14. runny nose
  15. stomach upset
  16. stuffy nose
  17. sweating
  18. swollen joints
  19. tiredness
  20. trouble concentrating
  21. trouble sleeping

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.