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 or vomiting
  6. pain in the groin or genitals
  7. tearing or eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. decrease in the frequency of urination
  5. decrease in urine volume
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. itching
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  11. red, irritated eyes
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  14. 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back pain
  3. body aches or pain
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. dry mouth
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. loss of voice
  11. muscle aches
  12. muscle stiffness
  13. sneezing
  14. stuffy or runny nose


  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  4. full or bloated feeling
  5. heartburn
  6. hives or welts
  7. indigestion
  8. itching
  9. itching or pain of the vagina or genital area
  10. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  11. pressure in the stomach
  12. redness of the skin
  13. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  14. skin rash
  15. stomach discomfort or upset
  16. swelling of the lips
  17. tenderness in the stomach area
  18. 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.