Side Effects

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. Changes in behavior
  2. cloudy or bloody urine
  3. discouragement
  4. feeling sad or empty
  5. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  6. indigestion
  7. irritability
  8. lack of appetite
  9. loss of interest or pleasure
  10. recurrent fever
  11. severe nausea or vomiting
  12. stomach fullness
  13. swelling of the face, feet, or lower legs
  14. thoughts of killing oneself
  15. tiredness
  16. trouble concentrating
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. dizziness
  5. fever
  6. headache
  7. hives, itching, skin rash
  8. hoarseness
  9. irritation
  10. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  11. nervousness
  12. pounding in the ears
  13. redness of the skin
  14. slow or fast heartbeat
  15. sore throat
  16. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. troubled breathing or swallowing

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:

Less common

  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. diarrhea
  3. fear
  4. nausea
  5. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  6. stomach discomfort
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness
  8. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased amount of fat from your legs, arms, or face
  2. increased amount of fat in the upper back and neck, or around the chest and stomach area

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.