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. Body aches or pain
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. difficulty in breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. ear congestion
  9. fainting
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. increase in bone pain
  14. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  15. lightheadedness
  16. loss of voice
  17. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  18. rapid, shallow breathing
  19. runny or stuffy nose
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Itching of the genitals or other skin areas
  2. scaling of the skin


  1. Burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, pus at the root of the hair
  2. hives or welts, itching, skin rash

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:

Less common

  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

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.