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. Abdominal or stomach pain or fullness
  2. anxiety
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blurred vision
  5. chills
  6. cold sweats
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. convulsions
  10. cool, pale skin
  11. darkening of the skin
  12. decreased urine
  13. depression
  14. diarrhea
  15. dizziness
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  17. dry mouth
  18. fainting
  19. flushed, dry skin
  20. fruit-like breath odor
  21. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  22. headache
  23. increased hunger
  24. increased thirst
  25. increased urination
  26. irregular heartbeat
  27. loss of appetite
  28. loss of consciousness
  29. muscle pain or cramps
  30. nausea or vomiting
  31. nightmares
  32. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  33. pounding in the ears
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. recurrent fever
  36. seizures
  37. shakiness
  38. shortness of breath
  39. skin rash
  40. slow or fast heartbeat
  41. slurred speech
  42. sweating
  43. tingling of the hands or feet
  44. troubled breathing
  45. unexplained weight loss
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. unusual weight gain or loss
  48. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. constipation
  3. darkened urine
  4. dry skin and hair
  5. feeling cold
  6. fever
  7. hair loss
  8. hoarseness or husky voice
  9. indigestion
  10. itching
  11. loss of appetite
  12. muscle stiffness
  13. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  14. unpleasant breath odor
  15. vomiting of blood
  16. weight gain

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. 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. cough
  4. decreased appetite
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. joint pain
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. pain in the arms or legs
  11. pressure in the stomach
  12. sensation of spinning
  13. shivering
  14. stuffy or runny nose
  15. sweating
  16. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  17. swollen joints
  18. trouble sleeping
  19. upper abdominal or stomach pain

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.