Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. cough
  9. depression
  10. difficulty with breathing
  11. dizziness
  12. ear congestion
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. headache
  15. increased hunger
  16. loss of consciousness
  17. loss of voice
  18. nightmares
  19. runny or stuffy nose
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness
  22. slurred speech
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Pounding in the ears
  2. slow heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. hives, itching, skin rash
  6. increased sweating
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  8. rapid weight gain
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. tingling of the hands or feet
  11. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Difficulty with moving
  2. dry, red, hot, or irritated skin
  3. ear congestion
  4. loss of voice
  5. muscle aches
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. pain in the joints

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
  2. 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.