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:

More common

  1. Chest pain or tightness
  2. confusion
  3. coughing
  4. crying, persistent and inconsolable, occurring within 48 hours and lasting 3 or more hours
  5. decreased urination
  6. diarrhea
  7. dizziness
  8. dry mouth
  9. fainting
  10. fever
  11. increase in heart rate
  12. lightheadedness
  13. loss of appetite
  14. nausea
  15. noisy, rapid, or trouble breathing
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. stomach pain
  19. sunken eyes
  20. thirst
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. wrinkled skin

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. chills
  3. cold or flu-like symptoms
  4. drowsiness
  5. fainting
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. general feeling of illness
  8. hives
  9. hoarseness
  10. irritation
  11. itching
  12. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  13. rash
  14. redness of the skin
  15. runny nose
  16. severe headache
  17. slow breathing
  18. sneezing
  19. stiff neck or back
  20. stuffy nose
  21. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet

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. Irritability
  2. tenderness at the injection site
  3. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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
  2. change in skin color at the injection site
  3. paleness of the skin
  4. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  5. vomiting

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.