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:

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. hives
  6. itching
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. shortness of breath
  10. skin rash
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. wheezing

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Desire to defecate or urinate during or shortly after infusion
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. muscle cramps
  4. nausea
  5. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  6. redness of the skin
  7. tingling of the skin
  8. vomiting
  9. welts

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.