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. Low blood pressure

Less common

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. chest pain, tightness, or discomfort
  3. cool, clammy skin
  4. difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath
  5. dizziness
  6. fainting
  7. lightheadedness
  8. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  9. 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. Headache

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. back pain
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings on the skin
  5. change in vision
  6. confusion
  7. coughing or spitting up blood
  8. fever
  9. increased cough
  10. itching skin
  11. leg cramps
  12. nausea
  13. pain or irritation at the injection site
  14. pale skin, unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. rash
  16. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  17. sleeplessness
  18. sweating
  19. trembling or shakiness
  20. vomiting

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.