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. Full or bloated feeling
  2. pain in the upper stomach
  3. pressure in the stomach
  4. stomach pain
  5. swelling of abdominal or stomach area
  6. vomiting


  1. Coma
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. decreased urine output
  5. dizziness
  6. dry mouth
  7. fast or irregular heartbeat
  8. headache
  9. increased thirst
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle pain or cramps
  12. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, fingertips, lips, or mouth
  13. shortness of breath
  14. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Burning, itching, or pain around the anus
  2. difficulty with sleeping
  3. feeling unusually cold
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. hunger
  6. nausea
  7. shivering
  8. thirst

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. stomach discomfort or upset

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.