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. Chills
  2. cough
  3. dark urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. fever
  6. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  7. headache
  8. joint pain
  9. light-colored stools
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle aches and pains
  12. nausea and vomiting
  13. runny nose
  14. shivering
  15. sore throat
  16. sweating
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  20. vomiting
  21. yellow eyes and skin

Less common

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  7. rapid weight gain
  8. shortness of breath
  9. sweating
  10. tingling of the hands or feet
  11. unusual weight gain or 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:

More 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
  2. pain in the arms or legs

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. joint pain
  3. trouble sleeping

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.