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. Bloating
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. constipation
  5. darkened urine
  6. dry mouth
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. increased hunger
  12. increased thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. indigestion
  15. loss of appetite
  16. loss of consciousness
  17. nausea
  18. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly moving to the back
  19. sweating
  20. troubled breathing
  21. unexplained weight loss
  22. vomiting
  23. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. itching
  6. joint or muscle pain
  7. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  8. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  9. red, irritated eyes
  10. slow or irregular heartbeat
  11. sore throat
  12. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. confusion
  3. cool, sweaty skin
  4. decreased appetite
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. decreased urine output
  7. depression
  8. fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
  9. fast, shallow breathing
  10. general feeling of discomfort
  11. headache
  12. hostility
  13. irritability
  14. muscle pain or cramping
  15. muscle twitching
  16. pounding, slow heartbeat
  17. rapid weight gain
  18. seizures
  19. severe sleepiness
  20. stomach discomfort
  21. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  22. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  23. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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. Abnormal stools
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. pain
  6. skin rash
  7. trouble with sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Redistribution of body fat

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.