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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blurred vision
  5. chills
  6. coma
  7. confusion
  8. cough
  9. dark urine
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depression
  12. difficulty breathing
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  17. fever
  18. flushing or redness of the skin
  19. general body swelling
  20. headache
  21. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  22. hoarseness
  23. hostility
  24. irritability
  25. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  26. lethargy
  27. loss of appetite
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nausea or vomiting
  30. noisy breathing
  31. nosebleeds
  32. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  33. pale skin
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. redness of the skin
  36. seizures
  37. severe headaches of sudden onset
  38. slow or irregular breathing
  39. sore throat
  40. stiff neck or back
  41. stupor
  42. sudden loss of coordination
  43. sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  44. sudden onset of slurred speech
  45. sudden vision changes
  46. sweating
  47. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  48. tightness in the chest
  49. unusual tiredness or weakness
  50. unusually warm skin
  51. yellowing of the eyes or skin

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. Pain or swelling 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.