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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. shortness of breath
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. wheezing

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. ear congestion
  5. fever
  6. headache
  7. loss of voice
  8. runny nose
  9. sneezing
  10. sore throat
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Constipation (continuing) or lower abdominal pain or bloating
  2. fainting
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. severe eye pain
  5. skin rash or hives
  6. swelling of the face, lips, or eyelids

Incidence not known

  1. Blindness
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. decrease in the frequency of urination
  5. decrease in the urine volume
  6. decreased vision
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. hives or welts
  12. itching
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. nausea or vomiting
  15. noisy breathing
  16. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  17. redness of the skin
  18. redness of the white part of the eyes or inside of the eyelids
  19. sweating
  20. tearing

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. Back pain
  2. dryness of the mouth
  3. unpleasant taste

Less common or rare

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning eyes
  4. diarrhea
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. joint pain
  9. loss of appetite
  10. muscle aches and pains
  11. nervousness
  12. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  13. shivering
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  15. trembling
  16. trouble sleeping

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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