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. Anxiety
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dry mouth
  11. ear congestion
  12. fever
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. headache
  15. hyperventilation
  16. inability to sit still
  17. irregular heartbeats
  18. irritability
  19. loss of balance control
  20. loss of voice
  21. lower back or side pain
  22. mask-like face
  23. nasal congestion
  24. need to keep moving
  25. nervousness
  26. restlessness
  27. runny nose
  28. shaking
  29. shortness of breath
  30. shuffling walk
  31. slowed movements
  32. slurred speech
  33. sneezing
  34. sore throat
  35. stiffness of the arms and legs
  36. tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck
  37. trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands
  38. trouble with sleeping
  39. twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  40. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. difficulty with speaking
  3. dizziness
  4. drooling
  5. headache
  6. inability to move the eyes
  7. increase in body movements
  8. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  9. loss of balance control
  10. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. restlessness
  13. slow or fast heartbeat
  14. sticking out of the tongue
  15. stiffness of the limbs
  16. tremor
  17. trouble with breathing, speaking, or swallowing
  18. twisting movements of the body
  19. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back
  20. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  21. unusual facial expressions

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. sleeplessness
  3. unable to sleep

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. dry mouth
  6. increased weight
  7. joint pain
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. muscle aching or cramping
  10. muscle pains or stiffness
  11. nausea
  12. nightmares
  13. pain in the arms or legs
  14. stuffy or runny nose
  15. swollen joints
  16. tearing of the skin
  17. toothache
  18. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  19. vomiting

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.