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:

More common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. fever
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. joint pain
  8. loss of appetite
  9. muscle aches and pains
  10. nausea
  11. runny nose
  12. shivering
  13. sore throat
  14. sweating
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. difficulty with breathing
  3. ear congestion
  4. loss of voice
  5. nasal congestion
  6. sneezing

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face

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. Difficulty with moving
  2. joint pain
  3. muscle cramps or stiffness
  4. swollen joints

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. pain, itching, redness, or swelling where the shot was given
  3. rash

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.