Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bluish color
  2. changes in skin color
  3. decreased urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. dry mouth
  6. increased thirst
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. loss of appetite
  9. mood changes
  10. muscle pain or cramps
  11. nausea
  12. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  13. seizures
  14. swelling of the foot or leg
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness
  16. vomiting

Rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest discomfort
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. cold sweats
  10. confusion
  11. cool, pale skin
  12. cough
  13. depression
  14. difficulty breathing
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. dryness or soreness of the throat
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. fever
  19. flushed, dry skin
  20. fruit-like breath odor
  21. headache
  22. hoarseness
  23. increased hunger
  24. increased urination
  25. itching of the vagina or genitals
  26. loss of consciousness
  27. nervousness
  28. nightmares
  29. pain in the lower back or side
  30. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  31. painful or difficult urination
  32. runny nose
  33. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  34. shakiness
  35. slurred speech
  36. sore mouth, throat, or tongue
  37. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  38. stomach pain
  39. sweating
  40. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  41. thick, white vaginal discharge with mild or no odor
  42. trouble in swallowing
  43. unexplained weight loss
  44. unusual bleeding or bruising
  45. voice changes
  46. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. decreased appetite

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.