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. 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. bloated or feeling of fullness
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. decreased urination or urine output
  11. depression
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. dry mouth
  15. fainting
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fever
  18. headache
  19. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  20. hostility
  21. increase in heart rate
  22. indigestion
  23. irritability
  24. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  25. lightheadedness
  26. loss of appetite
  27. loss of consciousness
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nausea
  30. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  31. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  32. rapid breathing
  33. rapid weight gain
  34. seizures
  35. severe sleepiness
  36. sunken eyes
  37. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  38. thirst
  39. tightness in the chest
  40. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  41. vomiting
  42. wrinkled skin
  43. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. cool, pale skin
  5. increased hunger
  6. nervousness
  7. nightmares
  8. severe vomiting
  9. shakiness
  10. slurred speech

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. Belching
  2. diarrhea
  3. feeling jittery
  4. heartburn
  5. stomach discomfort or upset

Less common

  1. Decreased appetite
  2. increased sweating
  3. lack or loss of strength

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  3. loss of taste
  4. passing gas
  5. pressure in the stomach
  6. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  7. redness of the skin
  8. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  9. swelling of the abdomen or stomach area

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.