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:

More common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. rapid weight gain
  3. tingling of the hands or feet
  4. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. bloody urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. chest tightness or heaviness
  6. confusion
  7. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  8. difficult breathing
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fast or irregular heartbeat
  11. increased thirst
  12. irregular heartbeat
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. loss of appetite
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. nausea
  17. nervousness
  18. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  19. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back or neck
  20. stomach pain
  21. sweating
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting
  24. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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. Cough
  2. dizziness
  3. headache

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. rash

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.