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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Signs and symptoms of an imbalance of water or potassium in the body

  1. Dryness of mouth
  2. increased thirst
  3. irregular heartbeat
  4. mood or mental changes
  5. muscle cramps or pain
  6. nausea or vomiting
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness
  8. weak pulse


  1. Skin rash, itching, or hives

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 or rare

  1. Diarrhea
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  3. headache
  4. loss of appetite
  5. trouble in sleeping
  6. stomach upset

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.