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

More common

  1. Fever

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives, itching, skin rash
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. red, irritated eyes
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  14. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  15. trouble breathing
  16. 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:

More common

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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. difficulty in moving
  3. headache
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. pain in the joints

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.