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. blurred vision
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. dizziness
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. headache
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. nervousness
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat


  1. Blindness
  2. decrease in vision
  3. eye pain
  4. lower abdominal or stomach pain
  5. nausea
  6. pain in the groin or genitals
  7. tearing or eyes
  8. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. decrease in the frequency of urination
  6. decrease in urine volume
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  9. itching
  10. joint or muscle pain
  11. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  12. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  13. red, irritated eyes
  14. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. constipation
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. dry mouth
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. loss of voice
  12. muscle ache or stiffness
  13. shivering
  14. sneezing
  15. stomach pain
  16. stuffy or runny nose
  17. sweating


  1. Belching
  2. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  3. full or bloated feeling
  4. heartburn
  5. hives or welts, skin rash
  6. indigestion
  7. itching or pain of the vagina or genital area
  8. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  9. pressure in the stomach
  10. redness of the skin
  11. stomach discomfort, upset, or tenderness
  12. swelling of the lips
  13. thick, white vaginal discharge with mild or no odor

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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