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:

More common

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. fever
  5. sneezing
  6. sore throat
  7. trouble breathing
  8. tightness in the chest

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. blindness
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. confusion
  6. decrease in the frequency of urination
  7. decreased vision
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  10. dizziness
  11. dry mouth
  12. eye pain or discomfort
  13. fainting
  14. fast or irregular heartbeat
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. hives, itching, or rash
  18. hoarseness
  19. increase in heart rate
  20. irritation
  21. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  22. lightheadedness
  23. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  24. lower back or side pain
  25. nausea
  26. nervousness
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  29. rapid breathing
  30. redness of the skin
  31. slow or fast heartbeat
  32. sunken eyes
  33. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  34. tearing
  35. thirst
  36. troubled swallowing
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. visual halos or colored images
  39. vomiting
  40. 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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloody nose
  4. creamy white, curd-like patches in the mouth or throat
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. dry skin
  8. heartburn
  9. irritation in the mouth
  10. mouth ulcers
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. pain in the joints
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. pain when eating or swallowing
  15. redness and swelling of the gums
  16. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  17. stuffy or runny nose
  18. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. voice changes

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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