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. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. dizziness
  4. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  5. headache
  6. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  7. nervousness
  8. pale skin
  9. pounding in the ears
  10. recurrent fever
  11. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  12. stomach fullness
  13. troubled breathing with exertion
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness
  16. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. confusion
  5. constipation
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty swallowing
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. fat in the stool
  12. fever
  13. hives, itching, skin rash
  14. indigestion
  15. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  16. loss of appetite
  17. nausea
  18. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. severe nausea or vomiting
  21. stomach pain or cramps
  22. sudden loss of weight
  23. sweating
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness
  26. 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:

More common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  4. feeling of fullness
  5. inflammation, itching, lumps, or pain at the injection site
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. pain in the joints
  8. passing gas
  9. weight loss

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.