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. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. depression
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  10. ear congestion
  11. fear or nervousness
  12. fever
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. headache
  15. loss of voice
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. rapid weight gain
  18. runny or stuffy nose
  19. sneezing
  20. sore throat
  21. tightness in the chest
  22. tingling of the hands or feet
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. darkening of the skin
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. hives, itching, skin rash
  7. loss of appetite
  8. mental depression
  9. nausea
  10. overactive reflexes
  11. poor coordination
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. restlessness
  14. shivering
  15. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  16. trembling or shaking
  17. twitching
  18. vomiting

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. cold and clammy skin
  6. confusion
  7. constricted pupil (black part of the eye)
  8. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. increased sweating
  12. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  13. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. pale skin
  16. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  17. slow or irregular heartbeat
  18. weak muscle tone

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

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. dry mouth
  3. heartburn
  4. muscle spasms
  5. stomach pain or discomfort

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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