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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. fever or chills
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. headache
  10. joint pain
  11. loss of appetite
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. nausea
  15. runny nose
  16. shivering
  17. sore throat
  18. sweating
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. vomiting

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. nervousness
  4. pounding in the ears
  5. slow or fast heartbeat


  1. Anxiety
  2. cold sweats
  3. coma
  4. confusion
  5. cool, pale skin
  6. depression
  7. hives or welts
  8. increased hunger
  9. itching
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. nightmares
  12. redness of the skin
  13. seizures
  14. shakiness
  15. skin rash
  16. slurred speech

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. confusion
  3. decreased urine output
  4. depression
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. hostility
  7. irritability
  8. lethargy
  9. muscle twitching
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. rapid weight gain
  12. shortness of breath
  13. stupor
  14. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. wheezing

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. Abdominal or stomach cramps, discomfort, or pain
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. back pain
  4. belching
  5. body aches or pain
  6. constipation
  7. decreased appetite
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. loss of voice
  12. nasal congestion
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. sneezing
  15. stuffy nose
  16. swollen mouth and tongue
  17. unpleasant taste
  18. urge to have bowel movement
  19. weight loss

Less common

  1. 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

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.