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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloody nose
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. decreased urine output
  7. difficult breathing
  8. dilated neck veins
  9. dry mouth
  10. fever
  11. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  12. increased thirst
  13. irregular breathing
  14. irregular heartbeat
  15. loss of appetite
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. mood changes
  18. muscle pain or cramps
  19. nausea or vomiting
  20. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  21. painful or difficult urination
  22. pale skin
  23. seizures
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  27. thickening of bronchial secretions
  28. trouble breathing
  29. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  30. unusual bleeding or bruising
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. weight gain

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. constipation
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. dry eyes
  8. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  9. headache
  10. heartburn
  11. indigestion
  12. rash
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. swelling or inflammation of the mouth

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

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.