Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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:

More common

  1. Bluish color
  2. changes in skin color
  3. chest pain
  4. cold hands and feet
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. fever or chills
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. pain, redness, or swelling in arm or leg
  10. painful or difficult urination
  11. pale skin
  12. shortness of breath
  13. sneezing
  14. sore throat
  15. swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  16. tenderness
  17. tightness in chest
  18. troubled breathing
  19. unusual bleeding or bruising
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. wheezing

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest discomfort
  3. fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
  4. pain at place of injection
  5. ulcers, sores, or white spots in mouth

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. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. discouragement
  4. dizziness
  5. feeling sad or empty
  6. hair loss, thinning of hair
  7. headache
  8. irritability
  9. lack or loss of appetite
  10. loss of interest or pleasure
  11. muscle pain, spasms, cramps, or stiffness
  12. nausea
  13. stomach pain
  14. trouble concentrating
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. vomiting
  17. weight loss

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.