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:

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. bloated, full feeling
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  4. gaseous stomach pain
  5. heartburn
  6. passing gas
  7. recurrent fever
  8. stomach discomfort, fullness, or pain
  9. yellow eyes or skin

Rare

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. indigestion
  3. stomach upset
  4. tenderness in the stomach area

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest tightness
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. cough
  9. darkened urine
  10. difficulty swallowing
  11. discouragement
  12. dizziness
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. feeling sad or empty
  15. headache
  16. hives, itching
  17. increased heart rate
  18. increased hunger
  19. irritability
  20. lack of appetite
  21. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  22. loss of consciousness
  23. loss of interest or pleasure
  24. nausea
  25. nightmares
  26. pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  27. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  28. redness of the skin
  29. seizures
  30. shakiness
  31. skin rash
  32. slurred speech
  33. tiredness
  34. trouble breathing
  35. trouble concentrating
  36. trouble sleeping
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. vomiting

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. Diarrhea

Less common

  1. Constipation
  2. hair loss

Rare

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. change in taste
  3. loss of taste

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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