... the right side only. I started with 20mg and doc increased to 40. My joints appear to be stiffer also, are these possible side effects? I haven't done any serious exercise or heavy lifting to cause these issues. I'm a 52 year old male with a history of excellent health. I'm on androgel and have been for almost 10 years with only positive side effects from the androgel. I also have a kind of tingling feeling in my feet and legs also having started after taking the nexium.