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. Nausea

Less common

  1. Vomiting

Rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. nervousness
  5. pounding in the ears
  6. slow or fast heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Dark urine
  2. general tiredness and weakness
  3. light-colored stools
  4. upper right abdominal pain
  5. yellow eyes and 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. 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. feeling of warmth
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally the upper chest

Less common

  1. Aching or discomfort in the lower legs or sensation of crawling in the legs
  2. arm or leg pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. cough
  5. darkening of the face, gums, or breasts
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty in moving
  8. joint pain or swelling
  9. muscle pains, cramps, or stiffness
  10. runny or stuffy nose
  11. stomach pain

Rare

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. shivering
  6. sore throat
  7. sweating
  8. trouble sleeping

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.