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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Blue color or flushing or redness of skin
  2. cough
  3. difficulty in swallowing
  4. dizziness or feeling faint (severe)
  5. fever
  6. redness or pain at place of injection
  7. skin rash, hives, and/or itching
  8. stuffy nose
  9. swelling of eyelids, face, or lips
  10. tightness in chest, troubled breathing, and/or wheezing

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. Diarrhea
  2. headache
  3. itching of the skin
  4. large, nonelevated blue or purplish patches in the skin
  5. loss of appetite
  6. nausea and/or vomiting
  7. stomach pain
  8. swelling of the knee

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.