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. Abdominal pain
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. bloating
  5. cloudy urine
  6. decrease in amount of urine
  7. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  10. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  11. full feeling
  12. heartburn
  13. indigestion
  14. itching skin
  15. pain or discomfort in chest, upper stomach, or throat
  16. pale skin
  17. passing gas
  18. nausea
  19. noisy, rattling breathing
  20. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  21. shortness of breath
  22. swelling of face, fingers, hands, feet, lower legs, or ankles
  23. troubled breathing at rest
  24. troubled breathing with exertion
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. vomiting
  28. weight gain

Less common

  1. Abdominal cramps
  2. stomach soreness or discomfort


  1. Agitation
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, loosening of skin
  5. blood in urine or stools
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. burning feeling in chest or stomach
  9. change in vision
  10. chest pain
  11. chills
  12. clay-colored stools
  13. coma
  14. confusion
  15. constipation
  16. cough or hoarseness
  17. dark urine
  18. decreased urine output
  19. depression
  20. difficulty breathing
  21. difficulty swallowing
  22. dilated neck veins
  23. dizziness
  24. dry mouth
  25. extreme fatigue
  26. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  27. fever with or without chills
  28. frequent urination
  29. general body swelling
  30. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  31. hair loss, thinning of hair
  32. headache
  33. hives or welts
  34. hostility
  35. impaired vision
  36. increased blood pressure
  37. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  38. irregular breathing
  39. irritability
  40. itching
  41. joint or muscle pain
  42. lab results that show problems with liver
  43. lethargy
  44. light-colored stools
  45. loss of appetite
  46. lower back or side pain
  47. muscle twitching
  48. nosebleeds
  49. painful or difficult urination
  50. pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  51. pinpoint red spots on skin
  52. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  53. rash
  54. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  55. red, irritated eyes
  56. redness of skin
  57. seizures
  58. severe abdominal pain, cramping, burning
  59. severe and continuing nausea
  60. sore throat
  61. sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips
  62. stiff neck or back
  63. stomach upset
  64. stupor
  65. swollen or painful glands
  66. tenderness in stomach area
  67. thirst
  68. tightness in chest
  69. unpleasant breath odor
  70. upper right abdominal pain
  71. vomiting of blood
  72. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds
  73. wheezing
  74. yellow eyes and skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. difficulty sleeping
  3. disorientation
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  5. drowsiness to profound coma
  6. hallucination
  7. lightheadedness or fainting
  8. mood or other mental changes
  9. muscle tremors
  10. not breathing
  11. rapid, deep breathing
  12. restlessness
  13. slow or irregular heartbeat
  14. stomach cramps
  15. sudden fainting
  16. sweating

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. Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  2. hearing loss
  3. nervousness


  1. Crying
  2. depersonalization
  3. discouragement
  4. dry eyes
  5. dysphoria
  6. euphoria
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. lack of appetite
  9. loss of interest or pleasure
  10. mental depression
  11. paranoia
  12. quick to react or overreact
  13. rapidly changing moods
  14. runny nose
  15. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  16. sleeplessness
  17. sneezing
  18. stuffy nose
  19. trouble concentrating
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unable to sleep

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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