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

Rare

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

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. bloody urine
  5. blue lips and fingernails
  6. blurred vision
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. constipation
  10. cough
  11. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  12. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  13. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  14. difficulty swallowing
  15. fainting
  16. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  17. fever
  18. heartburn
  19. hives, itching, skin rash
  20. increase in heart rate
  21. increased sweating
  22. lightheadedness
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. nausea
  25. nervousness
  26. pale skin
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  29. rapid breathing
  30. rapid weight gain
  31. runny nose
  32. severe stomach pain
  33. slow heartbeat
  34. sunken eyes
  35. swelling of the neck
  36. thirst
  37. throat tightness
  38. tightness in the chest
  39. tingling of the hands or feet
  40. tremor
  41. troubled breathing
  42. unusual weight gain or loss
  43. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  44. wrinkled 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. 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. shivering

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. indigestion
  3. 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.