Side Effects

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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. Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  2. fever
  3. hives, itching, or rash
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  5. nausea
  6. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  7. swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Back pain
  2. 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
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. dry mouth
  8. ear congestion
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  12. headache
  13. loss of voice
  14. muscle aches
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stomach ache
  18. stuffy or runny nose
  19. sweating
  20. trouble breathing
  21. unexplained weight loss
  22. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. dizziness
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. loss of appetite
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. muscle or joint pain
  11. muscle stiffness
  12. nervousness
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. pounding in the ears
  15. slow or fast heartbeat
  16. swollen joints

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.

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