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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Backache
  2. blood in the urine
  3. bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cold, clammy skin
  8. confusion
  9. cough
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. fainting
  15. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  16. fast, weak pulse
  17. feeling of warmth
  18. fever
  19. headache
  20. hives or welts, itching, or rash
  21. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  22. muscle pain or stiffness
  23. nausea
  24. nervousness
  25. no blood pressure or pulse
  26. pain in the joints
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  29. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  30. redness of the skin
  31. seizures
  32. stopping of heart
  33. sweating
  34. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  35. tightness in the chest
  36. unconsciousness
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. change in taste
  3. diarrhea
  4. soreness or pain 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.