Side Effects

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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:

More common

  1. Crying
  2. depersonalization
  3. dysphoria
  4. euphoria
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. mental depression
  7. paranoia
  8. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  9. rapidly changing moods
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. sudden sweating
  12. swelling

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. cough
  9. dark urine
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty speaking
  12. difficulty swallowing
  13. dizziness or lightheadedness
  14. double vision
  15. fainting
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. flu-like symptoms
  18. frequent urge to urinate
  19. headache
  20. hives or welts
  21. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  22. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  23. itching
  24. joint or muscle pain or stiffness
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. nausea and vomiting
  27. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  28. pain in the groin or genitals
  29. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  30. pounding in the ears
  31. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  32. redness of the skin
  33. right upper quadrant tenderness
  34. severe sunburn
  35. sharp back pain just below the ribs
  36. skin rash
  37. slow or fast heartbeat
  38. slow speech
  39. sudden shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  40. sweating
  41. thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. trouble breathing
  44. trouble sleeping
  45. trouble thinking or walking
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. yellow eyes or skin

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. being forgetful
  3. belching
  4. 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
  5. blemishes on the skin
  6. bloated or full feeling
  7. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  8. changes in appetite
  9. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  12. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  13. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  14. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  15. headache, severe and throbbing
  16. heartburn
  17. inability to have or keep an erection
  18. indigestion
  19. lack or loss of strength
  20. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  21. pain or tenderness from the breasts
  22. passing gas
  23. pimples
  24. sensation of spinning
  25. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  26. weight gain

Less common

  1. Absent missed or irregular menstrual periods
  2. itching of the vagina or genital area
  3. pain during sexual intercourse
  4. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  5. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

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.