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:

More common

  1. Blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. difficult or troubled breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  6. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  8. sweating
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Decreased awareness or responsiveness
  2. not breathing
  3. severe sleepiness


  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. change in consciousness
  4. convulsions
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  7. delusions
  8. dementia
  9. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  10. extremely shallow or slow breathing
  11. fever or chills
  12. frequent urge to urinate
  13. headache
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. numbness of feet, hands and around mouth
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. problems with movement, walking, or speech
  19. 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:


  1. Nausea

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.