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