Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Fever

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dizziness or lightheadedness
  11. fainting
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. general body swelling
  14. headache
  15. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  16. loss of appetite
  17. nausea or vomiting
  18. nosebleeds
  19. pale skin
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. redness of the skin
  22. seizures
  23. sore throat
  24. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  25. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  26. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over affected area
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. yellowing of the eyes or skin

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle aching or cramping
  5. muscle pains or stiffness
  6. sore throat
  7. swollen joints
  8. upper abdominal or stomach pain


  1. Body aches or pain
  2. ear congestion
  3. loss of voice
  4. nasal congestion
  5. runny nose
  6. sneezing

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. constipation
  3. darkened urine
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. indigestion
  7. loss of appetite
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. pain in the joints pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site
  10. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

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.