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. Dizziness

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chest tightness
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. lightheadedness
  7. rapid weight gain
  8. sensation of spinning
  9. tingling of the hands or feet
  10. unusual weight gain or loss

Rare

  1. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. agitation
  3. blood in the urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. chills
  8. cold sweats
  9. coma
  10. confusion
  11. decreased urine output
  12. depression
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. fainting
  15. headache
  16. hostility
  17. irritability
  18. lethargy
  19. muscle twitching
  20. nausea
  21. seizures
  22. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  23. slow or irregular heartbeat
  24. stupor
  25. sweating
  26. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Decrease in frequency of urination
  2. decrease in urine volume
  3. difficulty in passing urine [dribbling]
  4. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. painful urination
  6. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

Less common

  1. Dry mouth
  2. stomach pain

Rare

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  4. hearing loss
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. lack or loss of strength
  8. stomach discomfort or upset
  9. vomiting

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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