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. Body aches or pain
  2. chest pain or tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty in breathing
  7. ear congestion
  8. earache
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness
  12. loss of appetite
  13. loss of voice
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. nasal congestion
  16. nausea
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pale skin
  19. redness or swelling in the ear
  20. runny nose
  21. sneezing
  22. sore throat
  23. stomach pain
  24. troubled breathing with exertion
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bloody urine
  2. blurred vision
  3. dry mouth
  4. flushed, dry skin
  5. fruit-like breath odor
  6. increased hunger
  7. increased thirst
  8. increased urination
  9. sweating
  10. unexplained weight loss
  11. vomiting

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. Abnormal dreams
  2. belching
  3. darkening of the skin
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. discouragement
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. irritability
  10. joint pain or swelling
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. muscle pain, cramps, or stiffness
  14. skin rash
  15. stomach discomfort or upset
  16. trouble concentrating
  17. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. dizziness
  3. stabbing pain

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.