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. Fever

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bladder pain
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. bloody nose
  7. bloody or cloudy urine
  8. blurred vision
  9. body aches or pain
  10. chest pain
  11. chills
  12. clay-colored stools
  13. confusion
  14. cough
  15. cough producing mucus
  16. dark urine
  17. decreased urination
  18. decreased weight
  19. difficult or labored breathing
  20. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  21. difficulty with breathing
  22. dizziness or lightheadedness
  23. dry mouth
  24. ear congestion
  25. fainting
  26. frequent urge to urinate
  27. headache
  28. hives
  29. hoarseness
  30. increase in heart rate
  31. increased sweating
  32. irritation
  33. itching
  34. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  35. loss of appetite
  36. loss of voice
  37. lower back or side pain
  38. nausea
  39. nervousness
  40. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  41. pale skin
  42. pounding in the ears
  43. rapid breathing
  44. rapid weight gain
  45. rash
  46. redness of the skin
  47. runny or stuffy nose
  48. shortness of breath
  49. slow or fast heartbeat
  50. sneezing
  51. sore throat
  52. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  53. sunken eyes
  54. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  55. thirst
  56. tightness in the chest
  57. tingling of the hands or feet
  58. troubled breathing or swallowing
  59. troubled breathing with exertion
  60. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  61. unpleasant breath odor
  62. unusual bleeding or bruising
  63. unusual tiredness or weakness
  64. unusual weight gain or loss
  65. vomiting of blood
  66. wrinkled skin
  67. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  2. pale or blue lips, fingernails, 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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  3. vomiting

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  5. change in taste
  6. confusion about identity, place, and time
  7. decreased appetite
  8. depression
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. drooping upper eyelids
  12. dry eyes
  13. flushed, dry skin
  14. fruit-like breath odor
  15. heartburn
  16. hyperventilation
  17. increased hunger
  18. increased thirst
  19. increased urination
  20. indigestion
  21. irregular heartbeats
  22. irritability
  23. irritation or soreness of the mouth
  24. lack or loss of strength
  25. loss of taste
  26. muscle aches
  27. muscle pain or stiffness
  28. pain in the arms or legs
  29. pain in the rectum
  30. restlessness
  31. shaking
  32. sleeplessness
  33. stomach discomfort or upset
  34. stomach bloating
  35. sweating
  36. tenderness in the stomach area
  37. trouble with sleeping
  38. troubled breathing
  39. unable to sleep
  40. unexplained weight loss

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.

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