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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. dizziness
  8. facial swelling
  9. fever
  10. frequent urge to urinate
  11. headache
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. muscle aches
  14. nausea
  15. pale skin
  16. skin rash
  17. sore throat
  18. stuffy or runny nose
  19. trouble breathing
  20. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. 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. Back or joint pain
  2. difficulty in moving
  3. muscle stiffness

Incidence not known

  1. Pain, itching, burning, swelling, or redness 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.