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. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. difficult or troubled breathing
  3. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  4. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  5. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  6. severe muscle stiffness
  7. slow or irregular heartbeat
  8. unusual tiredness

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in consciousness
  3. chills
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. feeling cold
  9. headache
  10. hives, itching, or skin rash
  11. inability to move the eyes
  12. inability to sit still
  13. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  14. nervousness
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  17. restlessness
  18. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  19. sticking out the tongue when not meaning to
  20. sweating
  21. tightness in the chest
  22. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  23. unusual facial expressions

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:

Incidence not known

  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
  2. increased sweating
  3. redness of the skin
  4. vomiting
  5. welts

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.