Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Chills
  2. cough
  3. fever
  4. sore throat
  5. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth


  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. pain, left upper abdomen or shoulder
  3. tightness in the chest
  4. troubled breathing

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
  2. blisters in the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. cloudy urine
  5. decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. dizziness
  8. fainting or lightheadedness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. flushing or redness of the skin
  11. hives or welts or skin rash
  12. itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. nausea
  15. sores on the skin
  16. stomach pain
  17. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. unusually warm skin

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bone pain
  4. change in sense of taste
  5. constipation
  6. cracked lips
  7. diarrhea
  8. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  9. headache
  10. heartburn
  11. indigestion
  12. joint pain
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss of appetite
  15. muscle soreness
  16. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  17. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  18. trouble sleeping
  19. vomiting
  20. weakness, generalized
  21. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Body produces substance that can bind to drug making it less effective or cause side effects

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.