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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. cough or hoarseness
  8. cough producing mucus
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. dizziness
  11. ear congestion
  12. facial swelling
  13. fainting
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. headache
  16. increased sweating
  17. lightheadedness
  18. loss of voice
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. nasal congestion
  21. nausea or vomiting
  22. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  23. painful or difficult urination
  24. pale skin
  25. rapid weight gain
  26. rapid, shallow breathing
  27. runny nose
  28. skin rash
  29. sneezing
  30. sore throat
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. tingling of the hands or feet
  33. troubled breathing
  34. troubled breathing with exertion
  35. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  36. unusual bleeding or bruising
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. unusual weight gain or loss
  39. weakness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. nervousness
  5. pounding in the ears
  6. slow or fast heartbeat
  7. sweating

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. Back pain
  2. hives or welts
  3. itching
  4. muscle aches
  5. redness of the skin
  6. trouble sleeping

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
  2. muscle spasms
  3. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

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.