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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. chest tightness
  6. chills
  7. cough or hoarseness
  8. fever
  9. flushing
  10. headache
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. nausea and vomiting
  13. painful or difficult urination
  14. pale skin
  15. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  16. sore throat
  17. trouble breathing
  18. troubled breathing with exertion
  19. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  2. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  3. swelling of the feet or lower legs

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. dark urine
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. general tiredness and weakness
  8. headache
  9. light-colored stools
  10. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  11. yellow eyes and skin

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:

Incidence not known

  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.