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 or cramps
  2. blurred vision
  3. decreased urine
  4. dry mouth
  5. fatigue
  6. flushed, dry skin
  7. fruit-like breath odor
  8. increased hunger
  9. increased thirst
  10. increased urination
  11. irregular heartbeat
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle pain or cramps
  14. nausea or vomiting
  15. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  16. seizures
  17. shortness of breath
  18. sweating
  19. troubled breathing
  20. unexplained weight loss
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. anxiety
  3. 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
  4. bleeding or oozing from the puncture site, mouth, or nose that continues
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. confusion
  8. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  9. depression
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. drowsiness
  12. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  13. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  14. headache
  15. lightheadedness
  16. mood or mental changes
  17. muscle tremors
  18. nightmares or unusually vivid dreams
  19. pale skin
  20. rapid, deep breathing
  21. restlessness
  22. skin rash
  23. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  24. trouble with breathing when moving or walking
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Diarrhea
  2. fever

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.