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Advise patients to contact health care professional immediately to report any of the following:
- swelling of the face, arms or legs, with or without pain in the arm or leg
- acute difficulty in breathing/shortness of breath
- severe headache, seizures, change in mental status
- new onset chest pain
- severe abdominal pain
Advise patients to inform their healthcare professional of:
- excessive thirst or an increase in the volume or frequency of urination
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/26/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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