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. Headache
  2. hives or welts
  3. itching skin
  4. nausea
  5. rash
  6. redness of the skin

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. throat discomfort

Rare

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. feeling of discomfort
  6. increased sweating
  7. inflammation of the joints
  8. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  9. muscle aches
  10. no blood pressure or pulse
  11. noisy breathing
  12. slow or irregular heartbeat
  13. stopping of heart
  14. swollen lymph glands
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. unconsciousness
  17. unusual tiredness

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. hoarseness
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. muscle cramping
  9. muscle pains or stiffness
  10. noisy breathing
  11. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  12. redness of the skin
  13. sweating
  14. swollen joints
  15. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin

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:

Rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. decrease in the frequency of urination
  3. decrease in urine volume
  4. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  5. dry mouth
  6. hyperventilation
  7. irritability
  8. painful urination
  9. restlessness
  10. shaking
  11. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, 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

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.