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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. confusion
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. ear congestion
  8. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of voice
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. nausea
  15. runny or stuffy nose
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. stomach pain
  19. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  20. trouble breathing
  21. unusual bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blood in the urine
  3. coma
  4. decreased urine output
  5. depression
  6. dizziness
  7. irritability
  8. lethargy
  9. muscle twitching
  10. rapid weight gain
  11. seizures
  12. stupor

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. hives or welts, itching, skin rash
  3. redness of the skin

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.