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. Chills
  2. cold flu-like symptoms
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. fever
  5. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  6. itching
  7. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  8. severe sunburn
  9. skin rash

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. earache
  7. ear congestion
  8. headache
  9. loss of appetite
  10. loss of voice
  11. nausea
  12. pale skin
  13. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  14. redness or swelling in the ear
  15. runny or stuffy nose
  16. seizures
  17. sneezing
  18. sore throat
  19. stomach pain
  20. swelling of the eye
  21. trouble breathing
  22. unusual bleeding or bruising
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. vomiting

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 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.