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:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. bladder pain
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blue lips and fingernails
  9. blurred vision
  10. chest pain or discomfort
  11. chest tightness or heaviness
  12. cold sweats
  13. confusion
  14. convulsions
  15. cool, pale skin
  16. cough or hoarseness
  17. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  18. decreased level of consciousness
  19. decreased urine
  20. depression
  21. diarrhea
  22. difficult or labored breathing
  23. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  24. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  25. dizziness
  26. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  27. dry mouth
  28. eye pain
  29. fainting
  30. fast or slow heartbeat
  31. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  32. feeling of warmth or heat
  33. fever or chills
  34. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  35. frequent urge to urinate
  36. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  37. headache
  38. increased hunger
  39. increased sweating
  40. increased thirst
  41. irregular heartbeat
  42. joint pain
  43. leg cramps
  44. lightheadedness
  45. loss of appetite
  46. lower back or side pain
  47. mood changes
  48. muscle aches and pains
  49. muscle cramps
  50. nausea or vomiting
  51. nervousness
  52. nightmares
  53. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  54. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  55. pale skin
  56. pounding in the ears
  57. rapid weight gain
  58. rapid, shallow breathing
  59. runny nose
  60. shakiness
  61. shivering
  62. shortness of breath
  63. slow or irregular heartbeat
  64. slurred speech
  65. sore throat
  66. sweating
  67. swelling in the legs and ankles
  68. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  69. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area
  70. trouble sleeping
  71. troubled breathing with exertion
  72. unusual bleeding or bruising
  73. unusual tiredness or weakness
  74. unusual weight gain or loss
  75. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  76. weight gain
  77. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bluish color
  3. changes in skin color
  4. cold, clammy skin
  5. coughing up blood
  6. excessive muscle tone
  7. face is warm or hot to touch
  8. fast, weak pulse
  9. hives
  10. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  11. itching
  12. muscle stiffness
  13. muscle tension or tightness
  14. nosebleeds
  15. paralysis
  16. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. red or black, tarry stools
  19. red or dark brown urine
  20. skin rash
  21. sweating
  22. tenderness

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. Accumulation of pus
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. anxiety
  4. belching
  5. 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
  6. body aches or pain
  7. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  8. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  9. cramps
  10. deafness
  11. difficulty with moving
  12. discharge or excessive tearing
  13. double vision
  14. ear congestion
  15. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  16. feeling unusually cold
  17. full feeling
  18. heartburn
  19. hyperventilation
  20. increased sweating
  21. indigestion
  22. irritability
  23. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  24. loss of appetite
  25. loss of voice
  26. passing of gas
  27. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  28. restlessness
  29. rolling of the eyes
  30. seeing double
  31. shivering
  32. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  33. sneezing
  34. stomach discomfort or upset
  35. swollen, red, or tender area of infection
  36. voice changes
  37. watery eyes
  38. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste

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.