Side Effects

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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:

More common

  1. Fever

Less common or rare

  1. Changes in facial skin color
  2. chills
  3. fast or irregular breathing
  4. nausea
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
  6. sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling
  7. skin rash, hives, or itching
  8. tightness in the chest
  9. troubled breathing
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. noisy breathing
  12. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. slow or irregular heartbeat
  15. sweating
  16. swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Burning, stinging, or swelling at the place of injection
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness or lightheadedness
  4. dry mouth or bad taste in the mouth
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. nosebleed
  7. redness of the face
  8. vomiting

Rare

  1. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. increased sweating
  4. irritability
  5. muscle or bone pain
  6. redness of the eye
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  8. redness of the skin
  9. trouble seeing

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.