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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. 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
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bloody nose
  6. cough
  7. coughing up blood
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. facial swelling
  13. feeling of fullness
  14. fever or chills
  15. headache
  16. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nausea or vomiting
  19. nosebleeds
  20. pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs
  21. pain spreading to the left shoulder
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. pale skin
  24. paralysis
  25. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  26. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  27. red or black, tarry stools
  28. red or dark brown urine
  29. skin rash
  30. sore throat
  31. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. troubled breathing with exertion
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain
  3. nervousness
  4. pounding in the ears
  5. slow or fast heartbeats

Incidence not known

  1. Blisters on the skin
  2. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  3. difficult or fast breathing
  4. sores on the skin

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. Bone, joint, or muscle pain
  2. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  3. loss of appetite
  4. weight loss

Less common

  1. Cracked lips
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. swelling or inflammation of the mouth

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.