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. Diarrhea


  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain (severe)
  2. agitation
  3. bleeding, discoloration of the skin, infection, inflammation, lumps, pain, redness, soreness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth at the injection site
  4. blisters
  5. confusion
  6. diarrhea (watery and severe) which may also be bloody
  7. feeling that others can hear your thoughts or control your behavior
  8. fever
  9. pain, inflammation, or swelling in the calves of the legs, shoulders, or hands
  10. redness and swelling of the skin
  11. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  12. sensation of burning on the skin
  13. severe mood or mental changes
  14. skin rash, itching, or redness
  15. trembling
  16. unusual behavior

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. change in vision
  4. cough
  5. dark-colored urine
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. difficulty with chewing, talking, or swallowing
  8. fast or irregular heartbeat
  9. general body swelling
  10. hives
  11. hoarseness
  12. joint or muscle pain
  13. muscle cramps, spasms, pain, or stiffness
  14. peeling or loosening of the skin
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. seizures
  17. severe dizziness
  18. severe tiredness
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. voice changes
  24. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or discomfort
  2. change in taste
  3. constipation
  4. dizziness
  5. drowsiness
  6. headache
  7. lightheadedness
  8. nausea
  9. nervousness
  10. trouble sleeping
  11. vaginal itching and discharge
  12. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Feeling faint
  2. feeling of warmth or heat
  3. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  4. sweating

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.