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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chills or fever
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. frequent urination
  8. headache
  9. joint pain
  10. muscle aches and pains
  11. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  12. nausea or vomiting
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. seizures
  15. skin rash or itching
  16. slow or fast heartbeat
  17. sweating
  18. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. tingling of the hands or feet
  21. trembling or shaking of the legs, arms, hands or feet
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Red streaks on the skin
  2. swelling, tenderness, or pain at the injection site

Less common

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. changes in vision
  3. diarrhea
  4. pain in the eyes
  5. poor appetite
  6. waking to urinate at night

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.