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:

Symptoms of allergic reaction

  1. Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  2. hives
  3. itching (especially of feet or hands)
  4. reddening of skin (especially around ears)
  5. swelling of eyes, face, or inside of nose
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

  1. Convulsions (seizures)

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. Diarrhea
  2. fever up to 102 °F (39 °C) (usually lasts less than 48 hours)
  3. irritability
  4. lack of appetite
  5. lack of interest
  6. redness at place of injection
  7. reduced physical activity
  8. tenderness at place of injection

Less common

  1. Fever over 102 °F (39 °C) (usually lasts less than 48 hours)
  2. hard lump at place of injection
  3. itching
  4. joint aches or pains
  5. skin rash
  6. swelling at place of injection
  7. trouble in sleeping
  8. vomiting

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.