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. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. cough
  3. decreased urine
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. dry mouth
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. hives, itching, or skin rash
  10. increased thirst
  11. irregular heartbeat
  12. loss of appetite
  13. mood changes
  14. muscle pain or cramps
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. seizures
  19. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. trouble breathing
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody

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:

Less common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. headache
  3. redness, itching, swelling, or pain at the injection site
  4. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  5. white patches with diaper rash

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.