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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. fever
  9. headache
  10. loss of voice
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. muscle aches
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Anxiety
  2. being forgetful or confused
  3. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  4. convulsions
  5. drowsiness
  6. fast or irregular heartbeat
  7. feeling drunk
  8. irritability or restlessness
  9. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  10. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  11. rash, hives, or itching
  12. sensation of heaviness
  13. shakiness or trembling
  14. slurred speech
  15. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. trouble with speaking or hoarseness
  18. troubled breathing or swallowing

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in behavior
  2. dizziness
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  5. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  6. thoughts of killing oneself

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. Constipation
  2. nausea
  3. vomiting

Less common

  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. decreased appetite
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. heartburn or indigestion
  5. increased sweating
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  8. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  9. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness


  1. Change in vision

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.