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. Chills
  2. cough
  3. fever
  4. hoarseness
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. confusion
  4. diarrhea
  5. discouragement
  6. fear or nervousness
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. headache
  11. irritability
  12. joint pain
  13. lack of appetite
  14. loss of interest or pleasure
  15. muscle aches and pains
  16. nausea
  17. nerve pain
  18. runny nose
  19. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  20. shivering
  21. sore throat
  22. sweating
  23. trouble concentrating
  24. trouble sleeping
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change or loss of consciousness
  2. difficult or troubled breathing
  3. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  4. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  5. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. belching
  3. change in taste
  4. dizziness
  5. dry mouth
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. pain
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. accidental injury
  3. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  4. inability to have or keep an erection
  5. pain, cramps, or heavy bleeding (females)
  6. rash
  7. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness (in both males and females)

Incidence not known

  1. Change in sense of smell
  2. loss of memory
  3. problems with memory

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.