Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. fever
  4. hoarseness
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. painful or difficult urination

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. dryness or soreness of the throat
  4. runny nose
  5. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  6. trouble with swallowing
  7. voice changes

Rare

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. nausea
  6. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  7. shortness of breath
  8. sweating
  9. vomiting

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

  1. Pain, swelling, bleeding, skin rash, or lumps at the injection site

Less common

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. dizziness
  3. itching skin
  4. joint pain
  5. muscle aching or cramping
  6. muscle pains or stiffness
  7. swollen joints

Rare

  1. Headache

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.