Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or swelling
  2. back pain or backaches
  3. bleeding from the gums when brushing teeth
  4. blood in the urine
  5. constipation
  6. coughing up blood
  7. dizziness
  8. headaches, severe or continuing
  9. heavy bleeding or oozing from cuts or wounds
  10. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  11. menstrual bleeding, unexpected or unusually heavy
  12. unexplained bruising or purplish areas on the skin
  13. unexplained nosebleeds
  14. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds


  1. Blood under the skin (blood blister) at the place of injection
  2. chest pain
  3. chills or fever
  4. fast or irregular breathing
  5. irritation, pain, redness, or ulcers at the place of injection
  6. itching and burning feeling, especially on the bottom of the feet
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  9. pain, coldness, or blue color of the skin on the arms or legs
  10. peeling of the skin
  11. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
  12. shortness of breath
  13. skin color change, especially near the place of injection or in the fingers, toes, arms, or legs
  14. skin rash, hives, or itching
  15. tearing of the eyes
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. trouble with breathing
  18. wheezing

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

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.

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