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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. break in the skin at place of injection, with blue-black discoloration, swelling, or drainage of fluid
  3. flu-like symptoms including chills, fever, generalized feeling of discomfort or illness, increased sweating, and muscle pain
  4. headache or migraine
  5. hives, itching, or swelling at place of injection
  6. hypertension (high blood pressure)
  7. irregular or pounding heartbeat
  8. pain at place of injection
  9. redness or feeling of heat at place of injection
  10. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Breast pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. changes in vision
  4. cold hands and feet
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. fast or racing heartbeat
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. pain
  9. pelvic pain
  10. swollen glands
  11. troubled breathing
  12. unusual weight gain


  1. Abnormal growth in breast
  2. benign lumps in breast
  3. bleeding problems
  4. bloating or swelling
  5. changes in menstrual periods
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions (seizures)
  8. cyst (abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material)
  9. decreased sexual ability in males
  10. dry, puffy skin
  11. feeling cold
  12. hyperactivity
  13. increased muscle tone
  14. increased urge to urinate
  15. loss of memory
  16. mental depression with thoughts of suicide
  17. problems in speaking
  18. red, itching, or swollen eyes
  19. swelling of front part of neck
  20. unusual weight loss

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:

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.