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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. dehydration
  3. dry or itchy skin
  4. fruity mouth odor
  5. increased hunger
  6. increased thirst
  7. increased urination
  8. nausea
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness
  10. vomiting
  11. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. drowsiness
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. irregular heartbeat
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle tremors
  14. noisy breathing
  15. rapid, deep breathing
  16. recurrent fainting
  17. restlessness
  18. skin rash
  19. stomach cramps
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. unpleasant breath odor
  22. vomiting of blood
  23. 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. Diarrhea

Less common

  1. Intestinal gas
  2. redistribution or accumulation of body fat

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.