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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chest pain
  3. rapid weight gain
  4. tingling of hands or feet
  5. unusual weight gain or loss

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. coma
  3. confusion
  4. convulsions
  5. decreased urination
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  7. drowsiness
  8. dry mouth
  9. fast or irregular heartbeat
  10. headache
  11. increase in heart rate
  12. increased thirst
  13. irritability
  14. loss of appetite
  15. mood changes
  16. muscle pain or cramps
  17. nausea or vomiting
  18. numbness in hands, feet, or lips
  19. rapid breathing
  20. shortness of breath
  21. sunken eyes
  22. sweating
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. weak pulse
  25. 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. Increased urination

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. difficulty in moving
  6. heartburn
  7. increased cough
  8. indigestion
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. muscle aching
  11. muscle stiffness
  12. nervousness
  13. pain in joints
  14. runny nose
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  18. stuffy nose
  19. swollen joints

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.