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. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chills
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. hives, itching, skin rash
  7. hoarseness
  8. itching, pain, redness, or swelling at the insertion site
  9. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. redness of the skin
  12. seizures
  13. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  14. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. trouble breathing
  17. trouble swallowing
  18. unusual bruising
  19. unusual tiredness
  20. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. drowsiness
  3. general feeling of illness
  4. nausea
  5. severe headache
  6. stiff neck or back

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. Collection of blood under the skin
  2. deep, dark purple bruise
  3. irritability
  4. jitteriness
  5. sweating

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.