Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Bluish fingernails, lips, or skin
  2. blurred vision or other problems with vision
  3. convulsions (seizures)
  4. difficulty with breathing or fast breathing
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. hearing problems
  7. redness or flushing of the skin

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. difficult urination
  3. fever
  4. leg cramps
  5. nausea
  6. stomach and muscle cramps
  7. stomach discomfort
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising
  9. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. coma
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. decreased urine output
  6. depression
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. headache
  10. hives
  11. hostility
  12. irritability
  13. itching
  14. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  15. lethargy
  16. muscle twitching
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. rapid weight gain
  19. shortness of breath
  20. skin rash
  21. stupor
  22. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness
  25. wheezing

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:

Incidence not known

  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

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.