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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. difficulty with breathing or troubled breathing
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. dizziness
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. feeling of warmth
  11. fever
  12. hives or welts
  13. itching
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. redness of the skin
  16. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  17. runny nose
  18. shortness of breath
  19. skin rash
  20. sneezing
  21. stuffy nose
  22. sweating
  23. throat irritation
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. 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. Headache

Less common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. muscle aches
  3. nausea
  4. sore throat

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.