Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chills
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. fever
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. sore throat
  9. vomiting


  1. Back pain
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. headache
  5. hives
  6. shortness of breath
  7. weakness or lightheadedness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. changes in skin color
  3. changes in urination
  4. fruit-like breath odor
  5. increased thirst
  6. rash
  7. swelling and redness in the lower leg
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Nausea
  2. Redness, swelling, or pain at the injection site

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. Itchy skin

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.