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. Blurred or double vision
  2. change in near or distance vision
  3. difficult or rapid breathing
  4. difficulty in focusing the eyes
  5. difficulty with speaking
  6. dizziness
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. muscle stiffness or weakness
  9. pain at the injection site (after injection into a muscle)

Incidence not known

  1. Deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  2. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth

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. Drowsiness
  2. headache
  3. nausea

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.