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. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives or welts
  9. irritation at the injection site
  10. itching
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. red, irritated eyes
  14. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  15. redness of the skin
  16. shortness of breath
  17. skin rash
  18. sore throat
  19. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. fainting
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. hearing loss
  5. irregular heartbeat recurrent
  6. irregular or slow heart rate

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:

Incidence not known

  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

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.