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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Anxiety
  2. bluish skin color of the fingertips
  3. blurred vision
  4. breathlessness
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cold sweats
  8. coma
  9. confusion
  10. cool, pale skin
  11. depression
  12. dizziness
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. headache
  15. increased hunger
  16. loss of hearing
  17. nausea
  18. nervousness
  19. nightmares
  20. rapid growth of normal cells of the thymus (no symptoms)
  21. seizures
  22. shakiness
  23. slurred speech
  24. thickening of the skin
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  2. cough
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  6. itching or hives at the injection site
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. limp
  9. pain in the hip or knee
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. redness of the skin
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. arm or leg pain
  3. backache
  4. changes in vision
  5. excessive sweating
  6. extreme weakness
  7. frequent urination
  8. increase in hands and feet size
  9. increased thirst
  10. increased volume of pale, diluted urine
  11. joint pain
  12. stop in menstruation

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. Abnormal response of the tympanic membrane to air pressure
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. ear pain
  5. earache
  6. large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin
  7. muffled hearing
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. redness or swelling in the ear
  10. sense of fullness in the ear
  11. snoring
  12. sore throat
  13. voice changing

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.