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. Fever

Rare

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. coughing, wheezing, or shortness of breath
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. noisy breathing
  8. seizures
  9. skin itching, rash, or redness
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat
  12. swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
  13. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Bladder pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. bluish lips or skin
  5. body aches or pain
  6. choking
  7. confusion
  8. decreased urine output
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. dilated neck veins
  12. ear congestion
  13. extreme fatigue
  14. fainting
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  17. headache
  18. hives
  19. irregular breathing
  20. irregular heartbeat
  21. itching
  22. joint or muscle pain
  23. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  24. lightheadedness
  25. loss of appetite
  26. loss of voice
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. muscle aches and pains
  29. nasal congestion
  30. nausea
  31. not breathing
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. rapid, shallow breathing
  34. red, irritated eyes
  35. runny nose
  36. shivering
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  39. sweating
  40. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  41. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  42. trouble sleeping
  43. troubled breathing
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. vomiting
  46. 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. Decreased appetite
  2. decreased sleep
  3. irritability
  4. red streaks on the skin
  5. swelling, tenderness, or pain at the injection site

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. crying
  3. hives or welts
  4. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  2. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  3. eye discharge or excessive tearing
  4. pain
  5. stomach cramps
  6. tenderness

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.