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:

More common

  1. Absence of or decrease in body movement
  2. agitation
  3. back pain
  4. being forgetful
  5. bladder pain
  6. bleeding gums
  7. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  8. bloody eye
  9. bloody nose
  10. bloody or cloudy urine
  11. blurred vision
  12. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  13. body aches or pain
  14. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  15. chills
  16. collection of blood under the skin
  17. coma
  18. confusion
  19. confusion as to time, place, or person
  20. cough
  21. coughing up blood
  22. decreased urine output
  23. deep, dark purple bruise
  24. depression
  25. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  26. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  27. drowsiness
  28. dryness or soreness of the throat
  29. ear congestion
  30. fever
  31. frequent urge to urinate
  32. hallucinations
  33. headache
  34. hoarseness
  35. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  36. hostility
  37. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  38. irritability
  39. itching, pain, redness, or swelling
  40. loss of voice
  41. lower back or side pain
  42. mood or mental changes
  43. muscle aches, stiffness, spasm, tightness, or twitching
  44. nausea and vomiting
  45. nerve pain
  46. nervousness
  47. nosebleeds
  48. pain in the lower back, bottom, hips, or upper leg
  49. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  50. paralysis
  51. pounding in the ears
  52. pounding or rapid pulse
  53. problems with speech or speaking
  54. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  55. rapid or irregular heartbeat
  56. red or dark brown urine
  57. red or black, tarry stools
  58. seizures
  59. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, feet
  60. slow or fast heartbeat
  61. sneezing
  62. sore throat
  63. stiff neck
  64. stuffy or runny nose
  65. stupor
  66. sweating
  67. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  68. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  69. tingling of the hands or feet
  70. trembling and shaking of the hands
  71. trouble breathing
  72. trouble in swallowing
  73. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  74. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  75. unusual weight gain or loss
  76. voice changes
  77. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, throbbing, or stabbing pain
  2. clay colored stools
  3. decreased appetite
  4. double vision
  5. jerking movements
  6. loss of appetite
  7. pale skin
  8. stomach pain or tenderness
  9. trouble speaking
  10. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising

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
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. joint pain
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. muscle or bone pain

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.