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Common known 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:

More common
- Abdominal pain- bloody urine- decreased frequency or amount of urine- headache- increased blood pressure- increased thirst- loss of appetite- lower back or side pain- nausea- swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs- troubled breathing- unusual tiredness or weakness- vomiting- weight gain
Less common
- Bladder pain- cloudy urine- difficult, burning, or painful urination- frequent urge to urinate- rash- swelling or inflammation of the mouth
- Back pain- bleeding from rectum- bleeding gums- blistering, peeling, loosening of skin- blood in vomit- bloody nose- bloody, black, or tarry stools- blurred vision- body aches or pain- burning feeling in chest or stomach- burning, dry or itching eyes- change in color of eye- chest pain- chills- clay-colored stools- cold hands and feet- coma- confusion- congestion- constipation- convulsions- cough or hoarseness- coughing or spitting up blood- cracks in the skin- dark urine- decreased urination- decreased vision or other changes in vision- diarrhea- difficult or labored breathing- difficulty swallowing- dilated neck veins- discharge, excessive tearing- dryness or soreness of throat- extreme fatigue- fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse- feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheadedness- feeling of warmth or heat- fever with or without chills- flushing or redness of skin, especially on face and neck- general tiredness and weakness- heartburn- hives or welts- increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight- indigestion- itching- joint or muscle pain- light-colored stools- loss of heat from the body- muscle pain or cramps- nervousness- noisy breathing- pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin- pale skin- pinpoint red or purple spots on skin- pounding in the ears- problems with bleeding or clotting- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue- red skin lesions, often with a purple center- red, irritated eyes- red, swollen skin- redness or other discoloration of skin- redness or soreness around fingernails or loosening of the fingernails- redness, pain, swelling of eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eyelid- runny nose- scaly skin- severe abdominal cramping- severe or continuing stomach pain- severe sunburn- shortness of breath- skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing- slow heartbeat- slow or irregular breathing- sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth- stomach pain or upset- sweating- swelling of face, ankles, or hands- tender, swollen glands in neck- tenderness in stomach area- tightness in chest- trouble in swallowing- troubled breathing with exertion- unpleasant breath odor- unusual bleeding or bruising- upper right abdominal pain- voice changes- vomiting of blood- vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing- wheezing- yellow eyes or skin
Symptoms of overdose
- Dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly- fast or shallow breathing- pain or discomfort in chest, upper stomach, or throat- unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness

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
- Acid or sour stomach- belching- bloated- discouragement- dreams- excess air or gas in stomach or intestines- excitation- feeling sad or empty- full feeling- general feeling of discomfort or illness- irritability- lack of appetite- loss of interest or pleasure- passing gas- sleepiness- sleeplessness- trouble concentrating- trouble sleeping- unable to sleep
Less common
- Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears- disturbed color perception- double vision- halos around lights- hearing loss- loss of vision- night blindness- overbright appearance of lights- tunnel vision- weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.