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. Anxiety
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. bladder pain
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. blue lips and fingernails
  8. blurred vision
  9. chest pain, discomfort, heaviness, or tightness
  10. cold sweats
  11. confusion
  12. cool, pale skin
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  15. decreased level of consciousness
  16. decreased urine
  17. depression
  18. diarrhea
  19. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  20. dizziness
  21. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  22. dry mouth
  23. eye pain
  24. fainting
  25. fast or slow heartbeat
  26. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  27. feeling of warmth or heat
  28. fever or chills
  29. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  30. frequent urge to urinate
  31. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  32. headache
  33. increased hunger
  34. increased sweating
  35. increased thirst
  36. irregular heartbeat
  37. joint pain
  38. leg cramps
  39. lightheadedness
  40. loss of appetite
  41. lower back or side pain
  42. mood changes
  43. muscle aches, cramps, and pains
  44. nausea or vomiting
  45. nervousness
  46. nightmares
  47. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  48. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  49. pale skin
  50. pounding in the ears
  51. rapid weight gain
  52. rapid, shallow breathing
  53. runny nose
  54. seizures
  55. shakiness
  56. shivering
  57. slow or irregular heartbeat
  58. slurred speech
  59. sore throat
  60. stomach pain
  61. sweating
  62. swelling in the legs and ankles
  63. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  64. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area
  65. trouble sleeping
  66. trouble breathing
  67. unusual bleeding or bruising
  68. unusual tiredness or weakness
  69. unusual weight gain or loss
  70. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  71. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bluish color
  3. changes in skin color
  4. cold, clammy skin
  5. coughing up blood
  6. excessive muscle tone
  7. face is warm or hot to touch
  8. fast, weak pulse
  9. hives, itching, skin rash
  10. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  11. muscle stiffness, tension, or tightness
  12. nosebleeds
  13. paralysis
  14. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. red or black, tarry stools
  17. red or dark brown urine
  18. sweating
  19. tenderness

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. Accumulation of pus
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. 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
  5. body aches or pain
  6. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  7. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  8. cramps
  9. deafness
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. discharge or excessive tearing
  12. double vision
  13. ear congestion
  14. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  15. feeling unusually cold
  16. full feeling
  17. heartburn
  18. hyperventilation
  19. increased sweating
  20. indigestion
  21. irritability
  22. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  23. loss of appetite
  24. loss of voice
  25. passing of gas
  26. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  27. restlessness
  28. rolling of the eyes
  29. seeing double
  30. shivering
  31. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  32. sneezing
  33. stomach discomfort or upset
  34. swollen, red, or tender area of infection
  35. voice changes
  36. watery eyes
  37. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste

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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