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:

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. bone malformations
  3. confusion
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. fever
  7. frequent bone fractures
  8. hives, itching, skin rash
  9. irritation
  10. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  11. mood or mental changes
  12. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  13. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  14. pain in the arm or leg
  15. redness of the skin
  16. seizures
  17. slowed growth
  18. stomach cramps
  19. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. tremor
  22. troubled breathing or swallowing

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. Aching or discomfort in the lower legs or sensation of crawling in the legs
  2. back pain
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. dizziness
  7. headache
  8. muscle ache, pain, spasm, or stiffness
  9. nausea
  10. toothache
  11. vomiting

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.