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. Chest pain or tightness
  2. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. fever
  5. hives, itching, skin rash
  6. hoarseness
  7. irritation
  8. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  9. nausea
  10. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  11. swelling of eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Cough producing mucus

Incidence not known

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs

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
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. loss of appetite
  8. muscle aches, cramps, stiffness, or pains
  9. shivering
  10. sore throat
  11. stuffy or runny nose
  12. sweating
  13. trouble sleeping
  14. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. bone pain
  4. bruise
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. muscle spasms
  10. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

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.