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. Anxiety
  2. behavior change similar to being drunk
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. coma
  7. confusion
  8. convulsions (seizures)
  9. cool, pale skin
  10. difficulty with thinking
  11. dizziness or lightheadedness
  12. drowsiness
  13. excessive hunger
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. headache
  16. nausea
  17. nervousness
  18. nightmares
  19. restless sleep
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. tingling in the hands, feet, lips, or tongue
  23. unconsciousness
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common or rare

  1. Fast pulse
  2. skin rash or itching over the entire body
  3. sweating
  4. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. cough
  3. decreased urine
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dry mouth
  6. hives
  7. increased thirst
  8. irregular heartbeat
  9. muscle pain or cramps
  10. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  11. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  12. rapid weight gain
  13. vomiting

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. Fever
  2. sore throat
  3. stuffy or runny nose

Less common or rare

  1. Depression of the skin at the injection site
  2. itching, pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
  3. thickening of the skin at 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.