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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody nose
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain
  6. congestion
  7. cough or hoarseness
  8. cracked lips
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficult or labored breathing
  11. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dryness or soreness of the throat
  14. fever or chills
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. lack or loss of strength
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. shortness of breath
  20. sneezing
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  22. stomach pain
  23. stuffy or runny nose
  24. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  25. swelling or puffiness of the face
  26. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. voice changes
  29. vomiting
  30. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. convulsions
  3. dark-colored urine
  4. itching
  5. joint or muscle pain
  6. muscle cramps or spasms
  7. muscle stiffness
  8. pain or redness at the injection site
  9. pale skin at injection site
  10. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  11. red, irritated eyes
  12. 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. Back pain
  2. blemishes on the skin
  3. change in taste
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. discoloration of the fingernails or toenails
  7. dry skin
  8. loss of appetite
  9. loss of taste
  10. nausea
  11. pain in the joints
  12. pimples
  13. rash
  14. sleeplessness
  15. swollen joints
  16. trouble with sleeping
  17. unable to sleep
  18. weight loss

Less common

  1. Discouragement
  2. feeling sad or empty
  3. irritability
  4. loss of interest or pleasure
  5. tiredness
  6. trouble concentrating

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.