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. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fast, slow, irregular, or pounding heartbeat or pulse
  5. headache
  6. nervousness
  7. pounding in the ears
  8. problems with movement
  9. sweating
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. difficulty breathing
  4. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting


  1. Anxiety
  2. bleeding gums
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. changes in vision
  5. chills
  6. cloudy urine
  7. cough
  8. coughing up blood
  9. delirium or hallucinations
  10. difficult urination
  11. difficulty swallowing
  12. dry eyes, mouth, nose, or throat
  13. excessive muscle tone
  14. eye pain
  15. fever
  16. flushing or redness of the face
  17. general feeling of illness
  18. hives, itching, skin rash
  19. inability to move the eyes
  20. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  21. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  22. increased watering of the mouth
  23. irritability
  24. joint pain or swelling
  25. loss of appetite
  26. mood or mental changes
  27. muscle aches, cramps, or pains
  28. muscle spasms or twitching
  29. muscle stiffness, tension, or tightness
  30. nausea or vomiting
  31. nosebleeds
  32. pain in the arms or legs
  33. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  34. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  35. red or dark brown urine
  36. red or black, tarry stools
  37. restlessness
  38. shaking
  39. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  40. sore throat
  41. sticking out of tongue
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. trembling
  44. trouble sleeping
  45. trouble speaking
  46. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  47. 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:

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

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.