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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:Less common or rare
- Convulsions (seizures)
- Decrease in amount of urine or in frequency of urination
- Fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
- Headache or dizziness
- Increased thirst
- Muscle cramps
- Numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet
- Numbness or tingling around lips
- Shortness of breath or troubled breathing
- Swelling of feet or lower legs
- Unexplained anxiety
- Unusual tiredness or weakness
- Weakness or heaviness of legs
- Weight gain
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:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Stomach pain
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.