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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest tightness
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. fever
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. headache
  11. joint pain or swelling
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. muscle ache, cramp, spasm, stiffness, pain, tenderness, or weakness
  14. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  15. stuffy or runny nose
  16. swollen joints
  17. trouble breathing
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. chills
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. general tiredness and weakness
  9. hives, itching, skin rash
  10. indigestion
  11. light-colored stools
  12. loss of appetite
  13. nausea
  14. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  17. red, irritated eyes
  18. sore throat
  19. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  20. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  21. vomiting
  22. yellow eyes or skin

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. Belching
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. blurred vision
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement
  5. dizziness
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  7. heartburn
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. passing gas
  10. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. change in taste
  3. changes to the hair or nails
  4. confusion
  5. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. depression
  7. discoloration or dryness of the skin or mucous membrane
  8. false sense of well-being
  9. fear or nervousness
  10. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  11. forgetfulness
  12. inability to have or keep an erection
  13. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  14. loss of libido
  15. memory loss
  16. mood swings
  17. partial or slight paralysis of the face
  18. personality changes
  19. sensation of spinning
  20. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  21. tremor
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  24. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  25. white area over the eye

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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