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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. ear congestion
  9. extremely high fever or body temperature
  10. fast, shallow breathing
  11. fast, weak heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. loss of voice
  15. muscle cramps
  16. nervousness
  17. pale, clammy skin
  18. pounding in the ears
  19. rapid weight gain
  20. runny or stuffy nose
  21. sneezing
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. sore throat
  24. thirst
  25. tingling of the hands or feet
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. fear
  4. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  5. muscle spasms
  6. nausea or vomiting
  7. pain in the arms or legs
  8. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. joint pain
  3. muscle pain or stiffness

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.