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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. change in urination
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. depression
  8. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. hives
  13. hoarseness
  14. hostility
  15. increased hunger
  16. irritability
  17. lethargy
  18. loss of appetite
  19. lump in the neck
  20. muscle twitching
  21. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  22. rapid weight gain
  23. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  24. seizures
  25. shakiness
  26. slurred speech
  27. swelling of the eyes or inside of the nose
  28. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  29. trouble breathing
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness
  31. vomiting
  32. yellow eyes or skin

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

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. decreased appetite
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. heartburn or indigestion
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain


  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.