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:

Rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. cough
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives, itching, rash
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  10. sweating
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. troubled breathing
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  3. fever or chills
  4. headache
  5. loss of consciousness
  6. nervousness
  7. pounding in the ears
  8. seizures
  9. slow heartbeat

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:

Less common

  1. Nausea
  2. rash

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. back pain
  4. 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
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles" , or tingling feelings
  6. change or loss of taste
  7. constipation
  8. diarrhea
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. muscle spasms
  11. vomiting

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.