Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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:

Less common

  1. Accumulation of pus
  2. 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
  3. changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  4. fever
  5. stomach pain
  6. swollen, red, tender area of infection

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. absence of or decrease in body movement
  3. blindness
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating of abdomen or stomach
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blurred vision
  9. chills
  10. constipation
  11. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  12. cough
  13. dark-colored urine
  14. decreased vision
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty with speaking
  17. difficulty with swallowing
  18. dizziness or lightheadedness
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  21. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  22. hearing loss
  23. hives
  24. increased watering of the mouth
  25. indigestion
  26. itching
  27. joint or muscle pain
  28. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  29. light-colored stools
  30. loss of appetite
  31. mood or mental changes
  32. muscle cramps or spasms
  33. muscle pain or stiffness
  34. nausea or vomiting
  35. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  36. pale skin
  37. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  38. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  39. red, irritated eyes
  40. sensation of spinning
  41. shortness of breath
  42. skin rash
  43. sore throat
  44. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  45. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  46. swollen glands
  47. tightness in the chest
  48. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  49. unusual tiredness or weakness
  50. vomiting
  51. wheezing
  52. yellow eyes or 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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. dizziness
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. runny nose
  8. sleeplessness
  9. sneezing
  10. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  11. stuffy nose
  12. trouble sleeping
  13. unable to sleep

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.