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. Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. bloody or black, tarry stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. chills
  7. clay-colored stools
  8. cloudy urine
  9. constipation
  10. cough
  11. dark-colored urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  14. dizziness
  15. fever
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  19. headache
  20. heartburn
  21. indigestion
  22. itching or rash
  23. joint pain
  24. light-colored stools
  25. loss of appetite
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. muscle aches and pains
  28. nausea
  29. nervousness
  30. pale skin
  31. pounding in the ears
  32. rapid weight gain
  33. runny nose
  34. severe stomach pain
  35. shivering
  36. slow or fast heartbeat
  37. sore throat
  38. stomach pain, continuing
  39. sweating
  40. tingling of the hands or feet
  41. trouble sleeping
  42. troubled breathing with exertion
  43. unpleasant breath odor
  44. unusual bleeding or bruising
  45. unusual tiredness or weakness
  46. unusual weight gain or loss
  47. vomiting
  48. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  49. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. change in consciousness
  3. confusion as to time, place, or person
  4. cracks in the skin
  5. darkening of the skin
  6. dry mouth
  7. fainting
  8. hallucinations
  9. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. loss of heat from the body
  12. mental depression
  13. pain in lower back or side
  14. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  15. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  16. red, irritated eyes
  17. red, swollen skin
  18. scaly skin
  19. seizures
  20. severe headaches of sudden onset
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  22. stiff neck or back
  23. sudden loss of coordination
  24. sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  25. sudden onset of slurred speech
  26. sudden vision changes
  27. thirst
  28. troubled breathing with exertion
  29. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. body aches or pain
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. ear congestion
  9. loss of voice
  10. muscle stiffness
  11. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  12. sneezing
  13. stuffy nose

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.