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. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. cold sweat
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. darkening of the skin
  9. decreased urine
  10. depression
  11. diarrhea
  12. dizziness
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. dry mouth
  15. fainting
  16. flushed, dry skin
  17. fruit-like breath odor
  18. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  19. headache
  20. increased hunger
  21. increased thirst
  22. increased urination
  23. irregular heartbeat
  24. loss of appetite
  25. loss of consciousness
  26. muscle pain or cramps
  27. nausea
  28. nightmares
  29. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  30. pounding in the ears
  31. rapid weight gain
  32. recurrent fever
  33. seizures
  34. shakiness
  35. skin rash
  36. slow or fast heartbeat
  37. slurred speech
  38. stomach pain or fullness
  39. sweating
  40. tingling of the hands or feet
  41. troubled breathing
  42. unexplained weight loss
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness
  44. unusual weight gain or loss
  45. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  46. vomiting
  47. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. constipation
  3. darkened urine
  4. dry skin and hair
  5. feeling cold
  6. fever
  7. hair loss
  8. hoarseness or husky voice
  9. indigestion
  10. itching
  11. loss of appetite
  12. muscle stiffness
  13. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  14. severe nausea or vomiting
  15. unpleasant breath odor
  16. vomiting of blood
  17. 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. Back pain
  2. 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
  3. cough
  4. decreased appetite
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. joint pain
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. pain in the arms or legs
  11. pressure in the stomach
  12. sensation of spinning
  13. shivering
  14. stuffy or runny nose
  15. sweating
  16. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  17. swollen joints
  18. trouble sleeping

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.