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. blurred vision
  4. chest pain or tightness
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness
  9. ear congestion or pain
  10. fever
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. head congestion
  13. headache
  14. hoarseness or other voice changes
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. nervousness
  17. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  18. pounding in the ears
  19. slow or fast heartbeat
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. stuffy or runny nose
  23. trouble breathing

Less common

  1. Abnormal healing
  2. agitation
  3. anxiety
  4. arm, back, jaw pain
  5. bleeding from the gums or nose
  6. blindness
  7. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  8. bloody or black, tarry stools
  9. bloody or cloudy urine
  10. blue or pale skin
  11. bone pain or fractures
  12. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles" , or tingling feelings
  13. chest pain, discomfort, tightness, or heaviness
  14. coma
  15. confusion
  16. cough or hoarseness
  17. dark urine
  18. decreased vision
  19. depression
  20. diarrhea
  21. difficulty in moving
  22. difficulty in swallowing
  23. drowsiness
  24. dry mouth
  25. dry skin
  26. eye pain
  27. fainting
  28. feeling of illness
  29. frequent urge to urinate
  30. gaseous stomach pain
  31. hair loss
  32. hallucinations
  33. heartburn
  34. increased thirst
  35. increased urination
  36. indigestion
  37. irritability
  38. itching, skin rash
  39. loss of appetite
  40. loss of strength or energy
  41. light-colored stools
  42. lower back or side pain
  43. mood or mental changes
  44. muscle pain, stiffness, cramps, tightness, rigidity, or spasms
  45. nausea
  46. no blood pressure or pulse
  47. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  48. pain in the arms or legs
  49. pain in the groin or genitals
  50. pain or burning in the throat
  51. painful or difficult urination
  52. pale skin
  53. pelvic pain
  54. rapid breathing
  55. rapid weight gain or loss
  56. recurrent fever
  57. redness or swelling of the lower leg
  58. ringing in the ears
  59. unconsciousness
  60. seizures
  61. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  62. sharp back pain just below ribs
  63. sore throat
  64. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  65. stiff neck
  66. stomach pain
  67. stopping of the heart
  68. sunken eyes
  69. sweating
  70. tingling of the hands or feet
  71. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  72. trouble thinking
  73. unpleasant breath odor
  74. unusual bleeding or bruising
  75. unusual weight gain or loss
  76. visual disturbances
  77. vomiting
  78. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  79. wrinkled skin
  80. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blindness
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. decreased urine output
  4. decreased vision
  5. dilated neck veins
  6. irregular breathing
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. red, irritated eyes
  9. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  10. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. 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.