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. Blurred vision
  2. dry mouth
  3. flushed, dry skin
  4. fruit-like breath odor
  5. increased hunger
  6. increased thirst
  7. increased urination
  8. nausea
  9. stomach pain
  10. sweating
  11. troubled breathing
  12. unexplained weight loss
  13. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Absence of or decrease in body movements
  2. blindness
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. bloating
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. constipation
  11. continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  12. cough
  13. dark urine
  14. decreased vision
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty with speaking
  17. difficulty with swallowing
  18. dizziness or lightheadedness
  19. drowsiness
  20. fast heartbeat
  21. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  22. fever
  23. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  24. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  25. headache
  26. hearing loss
  27. high fever
  28. hives, itching, or skin rash
  29. indigestion
  30. joint pain
  31. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  32. light-colored stools
  33. loss of appetite
  34. mood or mental changes
  35. muscle cramp, pain, or stiffness
  36. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  37. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  38. pale skin
  39. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  40. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  41. red, irritated eyes
  42. seizures
  43. sensation of spinning
  44. sore throat
  45. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  46. stomach pain, continuing
  47. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  48. swollen glands
  49. tightness in the chest
  50. trembling
  51. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  52. unpleasant breath odor
  53. unusual tiredness or weakness
  54. vomiting of blood
  55. 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:

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  4. passing gas
  5. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Increased watering of the mouth

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.