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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. lower back or side pain

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  8. depression
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. headache
  12. increased hunger
  13. increased thirst
  14. loss of appetite
  15. loss of consciousness
  16. nausea
  17. nightmares
  18. seizures
  19. shakiness
  20. slurred speech
  21. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  22. troubled breathing
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. vomiting
  25. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bloating
  3. chest pain
  4. constipation
  5. cough
  6. cracks in the skin
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  9. decreased urine output
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. dilated neck veins
  12. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. dry mouth
  14. extreme tiredness or weakness
  15. fever
  16. flushed, dry skin
  17. fruit-like breath odor
  18. hives, itching, or skin rash
  19. hostility
  20. increased urination
  21. indigestion
  22. irregular breathing
  23. irregular heartbeat
  24. irritability
  25. large, hard skin blisters
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  27. loss of consciousness
  28. loss of heat from the body
  29. muscle twitching
  30. pain, tenderness, redness, or swelling of the area between the anus and genitals
  31. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. rapid weight gain
  34. red, swollen skin
  35. redness, itching, swelling, or pain around the penis
  36. scaly skin
  37. severe joint pain
  38. severe sleepiness
  39. shakiness
  40. sweating
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. unexplained weight loss
  43. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  44. 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:

More common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. ear congestion
  3. loss of voice
  4. runny or stuffy nose
  5. sneezing
  6. sore throat

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. diarrhea

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.