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:


  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. dizziness
  7. fainting
  8. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  9. feeling hot
  10. headache
  11. inability to sit still
  12. need to keep moving
  13. nervousness
  14. pounding in the ears
  15. restlessness
  16. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  19. troubled breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Cold, clammy skin
  2. confusion
  3. fast, weak pulse
  4. lightheadedness
  5. restlessness
  6. 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:


  1. Back pain
  2. 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
  3. change in sense of smell
  4. change in taste
  5. dry mouth
  6. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  7. feeling of warmth
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. increased sweating
  10. increased watering of the mouth
  11. itching
  12. loss of taste
  13. nausea
  14. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  15. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  16. sensation of spinning
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. 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.