Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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:

More common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. difficulty in breathing
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. frequent urge to urinate
  11. headache
  12. loss of voice
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. nasal congestion
  15. runny nose
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abnormal healing
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. blue or pale skin
  6. blurred vision
  7. chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased vision
  10. diarrhea
  11. dizziness
  12. fainting
  13. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  14. fever with or without chills
  15. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  16. hoarseness
  17. indigestion
  18. itching
  19. light-colored stools
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of strength or energy
  22. muscle pain or weakness
  23. nausea
  24. pain in the throat, arms, legs, or pelvis
  25. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  26. painful or difficult urination
  27. rapid weight gain
  28. rash
  29. severe nausea or vomiting
  30. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  31. stomach pain
  32. sweating
  33. tingling of the hands or feet
  34. unpleasant breath odor
  35. unusual bleeding or bruising
  36. unusual weight gain or loss
  37. vomiting
  38. vomiting of blood
  39. weakness
  40. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. constipation
  3. darkened urine
  4. indigestion
  5. itching joint or muscle pain
  6. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  7. red, irritated eyes
  8. red skin lesions, often with a purple center

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. bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss, thinning of hair

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.