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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Diarrhea

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning upper abdominal or stomach pain
  5. changes in urination
  6. chest pain
  7. confusion
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. fever or sweating
  10. headache
  11. inflammation or swelling at the injection site
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nausea or vomiting
  14. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  15. pain, warmth, or burning in the fingers, toes, and legs
  16. problems with vision or hearing
  17. skin rash
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. troubled breathing


  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, or tenderness
  2. agitation
  3. bone pain
  4. bruising
  5. chills
  6. cold sweats
  7. cough
  8. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  9. depression
  10. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  11. drowsiness
  12. dry mouth
  13. hives
  14. hostility
  15. itching of the vagina or genital area
  16. lethargy
  17. muscle pain or cramps
  18. muscle stiffness or twitching
  19. nightmares
  20. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  21. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  22. sore throat
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  24. swollen glands
  25. temporary blindness
  26. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  27. total body jerking
  28. unexplained weight loss
  29. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Back or leg pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. high fever
  4. joint or muscle pain
  5. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  6. yellow eyes or 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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. cracks in the skin at the corners of the mouth
  3. hiccup
  4. irritation and redness of the skin
  5. runny nose
  6. sneezing
  7. stuffy nose
  8. white patches in the mouth or on the tongue


  1. Body aches or pain
  2. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  3. change in taste or bad unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. sensation of spinning
  6. severe sleepiness
  7. tenderness in stomach area
  8. vision changes
  9. voice changes

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.