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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Chest pain
  2. fever
  3. headache
  4. increased blood pressure
  5. shortness of breath
  6. swelling of the face, fingers, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  7. weight gain

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in skin color
  4. change in vision
  5. convulsions (seizures)
  6. cough
  7. dizziness or lightheadedness
  8. double vision
  9. fainting
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. migraine headache
  12. nausea
  13. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  14. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  15. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  16. pale skin
  17. partial or complete loss of vision in the eye
  18. severe headaches of sudden onset
  19. skin rash or hives
  20. slurred speech
  21. sore throat
  22. sudden and severe inability to speak
  23. sudden loss of coordination
  24. sudden vision changes
  25. sweating
  26. temporary blindness
  27. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, or skin discoloration at the injection site
  28. unusual bleeding or bruising
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vision problems
  31. vomiting
  32. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

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. Abdominal or stomach pain and swelling
  2. bone or joint pain, muscle aches, chills, shivering, or sweating
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. dizziness
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. heartburn or belching, acid or sour stomach
  8. inability to sleep
  9. itching or stinging at the injection site
  10. loss of strength or energy
  11. muscle pain or weakness
  12. skin pain
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. weight loss

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.