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
  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, itching, or skin rash
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  15. redness of the skin
  16. runny nose
  17. sneezing
  18. stuffy nose
  19. sweating
  20. throat irritation
  21. tightness in the chest
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.