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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common or rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. cough
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. fainting
  12. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  13. feeling of warmth
  14. hives
  15. itching
  16. lightheadedness
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  19. shortness of breath
  20. skin rash
  21. sweating
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  2. no blood pressure or pulse
  3. stopping of heart
  4. unconsciousness

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. Headache

Less common or rare

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. agitation
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. belching
  5. burning sensation or pain at the injection site
  6. change in taste
  7. changes in vision
  8. constipation
  9. difficulty with breathing
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  12. heartburn
  13. indigestion
  14. joint pain
  15. muscle aching or cramping
  16. muscle pains or stiffness
  17. noisy breathing
  18. rash
  19. sensation of spinning
  20. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  21. strange dreams
  22. swollen joints

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.