Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. confusion
  5. dark urine
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. drowsiness
  10. fainting
  11. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. lightheadedness
  15. loss of consciousness
  16. nausea
  17. numbness and tingling sensation
  18. pale skin
  19. rapid heart rate
  20. rapid shallow breathing
  21. seizures
  22. sore throat
  23. sweating
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. trouble breathing
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. vomiting

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. confusion about identity, place, and time
  3. headache
  4. hives or welts, itching, skin rash
  5. increased sweating
  6. redness of the skin
  7. salty taste in your mouth
  8. stomach pain
  9. tingling sensation at the injection site
  10. warm sensation over your body

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.