Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bloating
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest tightness
  5. chills
  6. cold sweats
  7. cold, clammy skin
  8. coma
  9. confusion
  10. constipation
  11. cool, pale skin
  12. cough
  13. decreased urine output
  14. difficulty swallowing
  15. dizziness
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  17. dry mouth
  18. fainting
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. fast, weak pulse
  21. fever
  22. flushed, dry skin
  23. fruit-like breath odor
  24. gaseous stomach pain
  25. headache
  26. hives, itching, or rash
  27. hostility
  28. increased hunger
  29. increase in heart rate
  30. increased thirst
  31. increased urination
  32. indigestion
  33. irregular heartbeat
  34. irritability
  35. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  36. lethargy
  37. lightheadedness
  38. loss of appetite
  39. muscle pain or cramps
  40. muscle twitching
  41. nausea or vomiting
  42. nightmares
  43. noisy breathing
  44. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  45. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  46. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  47. rapid breathing
  48. rapid weight gain
  49. seizures
  50. slurred speech
  51. stomach pain or fullness
  52. stupor
  53. sunken eyes
  54. sweating
  55. thirst
  56. trouble breathing
  57. unexplained weight loss
  58. unusual tiredness or weakness
  59. wrinkled skin
  60. yellow eyes or skin

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. Body aches or pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. ear congestion
  4. loss of voice
  5. muscle aches
  6. sneezing
  7. sore throat
  8. stuffy or runny nose

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.