Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.

If you are receiving this medicine for Dupuytren's contracture:

  • Using this medicine may cause injury to the blood vessels, tendons, or ligaments of the hand. Tell your doctor right away if you have pain or numbness in your hand or arm, trouble bending the finger after the swelling goes down, or bleeding at the injection site.
  • This medicine may cause infection. Tell your doctor right away if you have a fever, chills, or increasing redness or swelling of your hand.

If you are receiving this medicine for Peyronie's disease:

  • This medicine may cause penile fracture (corporal fracture) or other serious injury to the penis. It may damage the tubes in your penis (corpora) during erection after receiving this medicine. Call your doctor right away if you have the following symptoms: a popping sound or sensation in an erect penis, sudden loss of the ability to maintain an erection, bruising, swelling, or pain in your penis, trouble urinating or blood in your urine.
  • You may take over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines if you have mild to moderate pain in your penis.

This medicine may cause serious types of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have itching, rash, hives, chest pain, dizziness or lightheadedness, trouble breathing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after you receive this medicine.

This medicine may cause bleeding or bruising at the injection site. Tell your doctor if you have blood clotting problems before receiving this medicine.