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. Back pain
  2. chest pain or tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. decreased urine output
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. fever
  9. flushing
  10. headache
  11. irregular breathing
  12. irregular heartbeat
  13. muscle aches, cramps, pain, or stiffness
  14. nausea and vomiting
  15. pain in the joints
  16. redness, swelling, pain of the skin
  17. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  18. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  19. swollen joints
  20. tingling of the hands and feet
  21. trouble breathing
  22. ulceration of the skin
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. weakness
  25. weight gain

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. Arm or leg pain
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. constipation
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. hair loss, thinning of hair
  7. stomach pain
  8. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  9. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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.