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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Confusion
  2. convulsions
  3. cough
  4. decreased urine output
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast or irregular heartbeat
  8. headache
  9. increased thirst
  10. muscle pain or cramps
  11. nausea or vomiting
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. skin rash, hives, itching
  14. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. numbness of the hands
  3. pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck
  4. sweating

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. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. pain in the vagina
  3. redness, swelling, or burning pain at the injection site


  1. Red, warm, or hot face

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.