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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. bloating
  3. bloody urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. chills
  6. cold, clammy skin
  7. cold sweats
  8. confusion
  9. constipation
  10. cool, pale skin
  11. cough
  12. dark urine
  13. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  14. depression
  15. difficulty swallowing
  16. dizziness
  17. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  18. dry mouth
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. fast, weak pulse
  21. fever
  22. flushed, dry skin
  23. fruit-like breath odor
  24. headache
  25. hives, itching, skin rash
  26. hoarseness when speaking
  27. increased hunger
  28. increased thirst
  29. increased urination
  30. indigestion
  31. irregular heartbeat
  32. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  33. lightheadedness
  34. loss of appetite
  35. loss of consciousness
  36. lower back or side pain
  37. lumps in the neck
  38. muscle pain or cramps
  39. nausea
  40. nightmares
  41. noisy, rattling breathing
  42. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  43. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  44. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  45. seizures
  46. slurred speech
  47. sweating
  48. tightness in the chest
  49. trouble breathing or swallowing
  50. troubled breathing at rest
  51. unexplained weight loss
  52. unusual tiredness or weakness
  53. vomiting
  54. weight gain
  55. yellow 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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. diarrhea
  4. ear congestion
  5. loss of voice
  6. muscle aches
  7. sneezing
  8. sore throat
  9. stuffy or runny nose

Incidence not known

  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

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.