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:
Less common- Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet - blurred vision- dizziness - headache- nervousness - pounding in the ears- rapid weight gain- slow or fast heartbeat- tingling of hands or feet- unusual weight gain or loss
Incidence not known- Abdominal pain- agitation- black, tarry stools- bleeding gums- blistering, peeling, loosening of skin- bloating- blood in urine or stools- chest pain- coma- constipation- continuing vomiting- convulsions- dark-colored urine- decreased urine output- depression- fainting- fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse- general feeling of tiredness or weakness- high fever- high or low blood pressure- hostility- increased sweating- indigestion- infection from breathing foreign substances into the lungs- itching- lethargy- light-colored stools- lip smacking or puckering- loss of consciousness- muscle twitching- no blood pressure- no breathing- no pulse- numbness or tingling in face, arms, legs- pain or swelling in arms or legs without any injury- pain, tension, and weakness upon walking that subsides during periods of rest- pain in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back- palpitations- pinpoint red spots on skin- pounding, slow heartbeat- puffing of cheeks- rapid or worm-like movements of tongue- rapid weight gain- recurrent fainting- red irritated eyes- red skin lesions, often with a purple center- seizures- severe constipation- severe headache- severe muscle stiffness- severe vomiting- sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips- stomach pain- stupor- sudden severe weakness- swelling of face, ankles, or hands- total body jerking- trouble speaking or walking- troubled breathing- twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs- uncontrolled chewing movements- uncontrolled movements of arms and legs- unusual bleeding or bruising- unusually pale skin- vomiting- yellow eyes and 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- Confusion
Less common- Anxiety- back pain- bladder pain- bloody or cloudy urine- change in walking and balance- chills - clumsiness or unsteadiness- cough producing mucus- coughing- difficult, burning, or painful urination- difficulty breathing- difficulty moving- difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)- diarrhea - discouragement- dry mouth - fear- feeling sad or empty - fever- frequent urge to urinate- general feeling of discomfort or illness - hyperventilation- insomnia - irregular heartbeats- irritability- joint pain- loss of appetite- loss of bladder control- loss of interest or pleasure- lower back or side pain- muscle pain or stiffness- nausea- nervousness- pain- pain in joints- restlessness - seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there- shortness of breath- sleepiness or unusual drowsiness- sore throat- tightness in chest- tiredness- trouble concentrating- trouble sleeping - unusual tiredness or weakness- vomiting- wheezing
Incidence not known- Burning feeling in chest or stomach- burning, numbness, pain, or tingling in all fingers except smallest finger- cold sweats- cool pale skin- decreased interest in sexual intercourse- difficulty swallowing- general feeling of discomfort or illness- heartburn- inability to have or keep an erection- increased hunger- large amounts of fat in the blood- loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance- nightmares- shakiness- slurred speech- stomach cramps- stomach upset- tenderness in stomach area- watery or bloody diarrhea
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.