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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. bone pain
  5. fever
  6. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  7. unusual bleeding or bruising

Rare

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. eye pain
  4. general feeling of illness
  5. headache
  6. sore throat
  7. unusual tiredness

Incidence not known

  1. Blisters or fever sores on the skin
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. hives, itching, or skin rash
  8. pain in the upper left part of the stomach or at the tip of the left shoulder
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  10. trouble breathing
  11. unusual weakness
  12. weight gain

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. pain in the arms or legs

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
  2. lack or loss of strength

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.