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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. ear congestion or pain
  8. fever
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness or other voice changes
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. sneezing
  15. sore throat
  16. stuffy or runny nose
  17. trouble breathing

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blindness
  3. blurred vision
  4. bone fractures
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased vision
  9. difficulty with moving
  10. dizziness
  11. dry skin
  12. eye pain
  13. hair loss
  14. increased thirst
  15. increased urination
  16. itching, skin rash
  17. joint pain
  18. light-colored stools
  19. loss of appetite
  20. muscle cramps, pain, spasms, or stiffness
  21. nausea
  22. nervousness
  23. pain in the arms or legs
  24. pounding in the ears
  25. seizures
  26. slow or fast heartbeat
  27. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  28. stomach pain
  29. trouble thinking
  30. unpleasant breath odor
  31. unusual bleeding or bruising
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. vomiting
  34. vomiting of blood
  35. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. decreased urine output
  3. diarrhea
  4. dilated neck veins
  5. irregular breathing
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. joint pain
  8. numbness or tingling in the fingers, face, or feet.
  9. red, irritated eyes
  10. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  11. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  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. 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.