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. Bone pain
  2. pain in the arms or legs

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in the amount of urine
  5. chills
  6. cloudy or bloody urine
  7. cough
  8. difficult or fast breathing
  9. difficulty swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. eye pain
  12. fainting or lightheadedness
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. feeling of fullness
  15. fever
  16. fever sores on the skin
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. headache
  19. hives, itching, skin rash
  20. nausea
  21. nervousness
  22. pain spreading to the left shoulder
  23. pale skin
  24. pounding in the ears
  25. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  26. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  27. slow or fast heartbeat
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, welts, or blisters
  30. stomach pain
  31. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. troubled breathing with exertion
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness

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:

Incidence not known

  1. 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

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.