Side Effects

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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. Agitation
  2. coma
  3. confusion
  4. decreased urine output
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever or chills
  9. headache
  10. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness or warmth on the skin
  11. irritability
  12. joint pain
  13. lethargy
  14. muscle aches, pains, and twitching
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. nervousness
  17. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  18. restlessness
  19. runny nose or sneezing
  20. seizures
  21. sore throat
  22. stomach pain
  23. stupor
  24. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  25. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  26. trouble breathing
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. hives, itching, or rash
  5. painful or difficult urination
  6. pale skin
  7. swelling of the face or lips
  8. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  9. unusual bruising or bleeding

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue

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 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. difficulty with moving
  3. headache
  4. muscle aches or stiffness

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.

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