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. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. cough
  8. depression
  9. difficulty swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. hives, itching, or skin rash
  15. hoarseness
  16. increased hunger
  17. irritation
  18. joint pain
  19. nausea
  20. nightmares
  21. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  22. redness of the skin
  23. seizures
  24. shakiness
  25. slurred speech
  26. stiffness or swelling
  27. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  28. tightness in the chest
  29. trouble breathing
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness

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:

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
  2. decrease in the amount of urine
  3. noisy, rattling breathing
  4. redistribution or accumulation of body fat
  5. swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs
  6. trouble breathing at rest
  7. weight gain

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.