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:

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. decreased urination
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. dizziness
  8. dry mouth
  9. fainting
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. inability to speak
  13. irritability
  14. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  15. lightheadedness
  16. loss of appetite
  17. muscle twitching
  18. nausea
  19. rapid breathing
  20. restlessness
  21. seizures
  22. severe or sudden headache
  23. slurred speech
  24. sunken eyes
  25. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  26. temporary blindness
  27. thirst
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. weakness
  30. weakness in the arm and/or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
  31. wrinkled skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. bluish lips or skin
  5. collapse or shock-like state
  6. cough
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. hives
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  11. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  12. skin rash
  13. slow breathing
  14. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in neck, armpit, or groin
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. wheezing

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. Loss of appetite
  2. pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
  3. sleepiness

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.