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. Chest tightness
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  5. irritation in the throat
  6. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  9. redness of the skin

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. sweating
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. headache
  5. muscle pain or stiffness
  6. pain in the joints

Incidence not known

  1. 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

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.