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. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  4. sweating
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat


  1. Anxiety
  2. chest pain
  3. decreased urine output
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. dilated neck veins
  6. dry mouth
  7. extreme fatigue
  8. hyperventilation
  9. irregular breathing
  10. irritability
  11. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  12. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  13. nervousness
  14. no heartbeat
  15. palpitations
  16. restlessness
  17. shaking
  18. shortness of breath
  19. swelling of feet or lower legs
  20. tightness in chest
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. troubled breathing
  23. weight gain
  24. 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:

Less common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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
  2. feeling of warmth or heat
  3. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  4. headache


  1. Change in vision
  2. constipation
  3. impaired vision
  4. itching skin
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. nausea
  7. vomiting