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:

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. trouble breathing
  12. unexplained weight loss
  13. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Absence of or decrease in body movements
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blindness
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blurred vision
  9. chest pain or tightness
  10. chills
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. confusion
  13. constipation
  14. continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  15. cough
  16. dark urine
  17. decreased vision
  18. diarrhea
  19. difficulty with speaking
  20. difficulty with swallowing
  21. dizziness or lightheadedness
  22. drowsiness
  23. fast heartbeat
  24. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  25. fever
  26. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  27. headache
  28. hearing loss
  29. high fever
  30. hives, itching, or skin rash
  31. indigestion
  32. joint pain
  33. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  34. light-colored stools
  35. loss of appetite
  36. mood or mental changes
  37. muscle cramp, pain, stiffness, spasms, or twitching
  38. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  39. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  40. painful or difficult urination
  41. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  42. pale skin
  43. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  44. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  45. red, irritated eyes
  46. seizures
  47. sensation of spinning
  48. sore throat
  49. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  50. stomach pain, continuing
  51. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  52. swollen glands
  53. trembling
  54. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  55. unpleasant breath odor
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. vomiting of blood
  58. 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.

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