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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. depression
  8. dizziness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. headache
  11. increased hunger
  12. nausea
  13. nightmares
  14. seizures
  15. shakiness
  16. slurred speech
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. rapid weight gain
  3. tingling of the hands or feet
  4. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. decreased urine
  3. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. dry mouth
  6. hives, itching, or skin rash
  7. increased thirst
  8. irregular heartbeat
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle pain or cramps
  12. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  15. sweating
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. 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. Body aches or pain
  2. ear congestion
  3. fever
  4. loss of voice
  5. muscle aches
  6. sneezing
  7. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. 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

Rare

  1. Redistribution or accumulation of body fat

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.