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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fever
  8. itching
  9. joint pain
  10. muscle aches and pains
  11. nausea or vomiting
  12. nervousness
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. skin rash
  15. sweating
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. tingling of the hands or feet
  18. trembling or shaking of the legs, arms, hands or feet
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Red streaks on the skin
  2. swelling, tenderness, or pain at the injection site

Less common

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred or loss of vision
  3. disturbed color perception
  4. double vision
  5. halos around lights
  6. increased urge to urinate during the night
  7. itching of the ear lobes
  8. night blindness
  9. overbright appearance of lights
  10. pain in the eyes
  11. poor appetite
  12. salty taste
  13. tunnel vision
  14. waking to urinate at night

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.