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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chills
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. drowsiness
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. irritability
  8. mental depression
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. relaxed and calm feeling
  12. restlessness
  13. sleepiness
  14. sudden sweating
  15. tingling of the hands or feet
  16. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  17. unusual weight gain or loss


  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. being forgetful
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. confusion about identity, place, and time
  7. darkened urine
  8. decrease in frequency or volume of urination
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. delusions
  11. dementia
  12. difficult or labored breathing
  13. difficult or painful urination
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. feeling of warmth
  17. fever
  18. indigestion
  19. loss of appetite
  20. nausea
  21. nervousness
  22. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  23. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  24. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  25. severe nausea or vomiting
  26. severe sleepiness
  27. sweating
  28. tightness in the chest
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting
  31. 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:

More common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. full feeling
  9. heartburn
  10. itching skin
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. muscle spasm
  13. pain in the joints
  14. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  15. stomach discomfort or upset
  16. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  17. weight loss


  1. Cold sweats
  2. dizziness
  3. dry mouth
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. headache
  6. inability to have or keep an erection
  7. increased sweating
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  10. night sweats
  11. pressure in the stomach
  12. rash
  13. stomach tenderness
  14. swelling of the stomach area
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. upper abdominal or stomach pain

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.