What should I watch for?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Check with your doctor or health care professional if you get an attack of severe diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, or if you sweat a lot. The loss of too much body fluid can make it dangerous for you to take this medicine.
You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
Common and Rare 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:
flushed, dry skin
fruit-like breath odor
increased volume of pale, dilute urine
unexplained weight loss
unusual tiredness or weakness
blood in the urine
blue lips, fingernails, or skin
coughing or vomiting blood
dizziness or lightheadedness
fast, slow, irregular, or shallow heartbeat
irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
loss of consciousness
muscle cramp, spasm, pain, or stiffness
pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
pink or red urine
Incidence not known
general feeling of tiredness or weakness
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
stomach pain, continuing
swelling of the feet or lower legs
tightness in the chest
yellow eyes or 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:
Difficulty having a bowel movement
lack or loss of strength
Loss of appetite
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.