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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. hoarseness
  9. joint pain
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle aches and pains
  12. nausea
  13. shivering
  14. sneezing
  15. stomach pain
  16. stuffy or runny nose
  17. sweating
  18. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. trouble breathing or swallowing
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. voice changes
  24. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. lightheadedness or dizziness
  3. skin rash, itching
  4. swelling of the face, tongue, and throat

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 constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. increased weight
  4. muscle or bone pain
  5. sensation of spinning
  6. weakness

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.