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

Less common or rare

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. convulsions
  3. decrease in the amount of urine
  4. dilated neck veins
  5. dry mouth
  6. extreme fatigue
  7. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  8. fever
  9. increased thirst
  10. irregular breathing
  11. loss of appetite
  12. mood changes
  13. muscle pain or cramps
  14. nausea or vomiting
  15. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  16. shortness of breath
  17. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. sweating

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. 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
  2. headache

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. dizziness
  4. increased sweating
  5. muscle spasms
  6. trouble sleeping

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.