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

More common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, skin discoloration, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. Body aches or pain
  3. chest congestion
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. ear congestion
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. hives
  13. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth of the skin
  14. joint pain
  15. loss of appetite
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. muscle aches and pains
  18. nausea or vomiting
  19. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  20. swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  21. shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  22. sneezing
  23. sore throat
  24. stuffy or runny nose
  25. sweating
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. depression
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. hoarseness
  8. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  9. swollen glands
  10. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. voice changes

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. Arm or leg pain
  2. headache, severe and throbbing
  3. unable to sleep

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. weakness

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.