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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Cough or hoarseness
  2. fever or chills
  3. lower back or side pain
  4. painful or difficult urination

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. difficulty with breathing
  3. ear congestion
  4. headache
  5. loss of voice
  6. nasal congestion
  7. runny nose
  8. sneezing
  9. sore throat
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  3. confusion
  4. difficult or frequent urination
  5. dimpling of the breast skin
  6. disturbed color perception
  7. double vision
  8. halos around lights
  9. inverted nipple
  10. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  11. lump in the breast or under the arm
  12. night blindness
  13. overbright appearance of lights
  14. persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple
  15. redness or swelling of the breast
  16. seizures
  17. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  18. tunnel vision

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with swallowing
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives or welts
  5. itching
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. rash
  9. redness of the skin
  10. tightness in the chest

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. Muscle aches

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. 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
  3. depression
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. joint pain
  7. muscle cramps
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. swollen joints

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.