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. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. ear congestion or pain
  8. fever
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. head congestion
  11. headache
  12. hoarseness or other voice changes
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stuffy or runny nose
  18. tightness of the chest
  19. troubled breathing

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. dizziness
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. nervousness
  6. pain in the joints
  7. pounding in the ears
  8. slow or fast heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Blindness
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blindness
  4. decreased urine output
  5. decreased vision
  6. diarrhea
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. extreme fatigue
  9. eye pain
  10. irregular breathing
  11. irregular heartbeat
  12. itching
  13. red, irritated eyes
  14. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  16. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. weight gain

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. 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.