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:

Rare

  1. Bloating
  2. chills or fever
  3. darkened urine
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. loss of appetite
  6. nausea, vomiting, or indigestion
  7. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety, irritability, or mood changes
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. headache
  8. increased hunger
  9. shakiness
  10. skin itching, rash, or redness
  11. slurred speech
  12. swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. ear congestion
  5. loss of voice
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. pain in the joints
  8. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  9. skin reactions, warmth, or redness at the injection site
  10. sneezing
  11. stuffy or runny nose

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.