Side Effects

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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. Back pain
  2. chest tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. dark-colored urine
  6. difficulty swallowing
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. flushing
  10. headache
  11. hives, itching
  12. light-colored stools
  13. nausea and vomiting
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. stomach pain, continuing
  16. trouble breathing
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Seizures
  2. skin rash

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

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.

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