Side Effects

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. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. anxiety
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. 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
  5. blurred vision
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. chest tightness or heaviness
  8. cold, pale, or bluish color of the skin of the fingers or toes
  9. confusion
  10. difficulty in speaking
  11. dizziness
  12. double vision
  13. fainting
  14. fast, slow, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  15. fear or nervousness
  16. headache
  17. inability to speak
  18. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  19. nausea
  20. numbness, tingling, or pain in the fingers
  21. paleness of the skin
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. restlessness
  24. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  25. slow speech
  26. sweating
  27. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  28. troubled breathing
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. coldness of the skin
  3. confusion
  4. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  5. decreased urine output
  6. depression
  7. drowsiness
  8. hostility
  9. irritability
  10. lightheadedness
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. muscle twitching
  13. rapid weight gain
  14. rapid, deep breathing
  15. seizures
  16. severe sleepiness
  17. stomach cramps
  18. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  19. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.