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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Accumulation of blood at the site of injection
  2. dry, red, hot, or irritated skin
  3. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded
  4. feeling of warmth or heat
  5. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  6. headache
  7. redness, hardening of the skin, or rash at the site of injection
  8. swelling

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. sudden sweating
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. bone pain
  5. changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  6. chest pain
  7. decreased urine output
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. dilated neck veins
  10. extreme tiredness or weakness
  11. irregular breathing
  12. irregular heartbeat
  13. itching, pain, redness, swelling, or tenderness on the skin
  14. paleness of the skin
  15. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. troubled breathing
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. weight gain

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Loss of consciousness
  2. seizure
  3. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. headache
  3. jaw pain
  4. nausea

Less common

  1. Lack or loss of strength
  2. loss of appetite
  3. stomach pain
  4. vomiting
  5. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty in moving
  2. dizziness
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle ache, cramp, pain, spasm, or stiffness
  5. pain in the arms or legs swollen joints

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.