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. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. flushed, dry skin
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. fruit-like breath odor
  10. increased hunger
  11. increased urination
  12. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  13. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  14. rapid weight gain
  15. sweating
  16. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  17. tingling of the hands or feet
  18. troubled breathing
  19. unexplained weight loss
  20. unusual weight gain or loss


  1. Swelling or puffiness of the face

Incidence not known

  1. Convulsions
  2. decrease in amount of urine
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. rash
  5. severe diarrhea with weight loss

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. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. ear congestion or pain
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. head congestion
  10. hoarseness or other voice changes
  11. loss of voice
  12. runny or stuffy nose
  13. sneezing
  14. sore throat

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  9. loss of appetite
  10. muscle pain or stiffness
  11. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  12. sensation of spinning
  13. stomach discomfort or upset
  14. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. muscle pain or stiffness
  3. nervousness
  4. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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.