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—Dupuytren's contracture

  1. Bruising or bleeding at the injection site
  2. swelling of the hands
  3. tearing of the skin

More common—Peyronie's disease

  1. Itching, pain, redness, swelling, or bruise of the penis
  2. popping sound or sensation in an erect penis

Less common—Peyronie's disease

  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. inability to have or keep an erection
  3. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  4. painful sexual intercourse

Incidence not known—Dupuytren's contracture

  1. Bone pain
  2. lower back or side pain
  3. painful, swollen joints

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—Dupuytren's contracture

  1. Blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, lumps, numbness, rash, scarring, stinging, tingling, or ulceration at the injection site
  2. bruise
  3. flushing, redness of the skin or unusually warm skin at the injection site
  4. itching, pain, swelling, or tenderness at the injection site
  5. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck or armpit

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.