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. Arm or leg pain
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle pain or stiffness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. burning, numbness, pain, or tingling in all fingers except the smallest finger
  4. chest pain
  5. dizziness
  6. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  7. headache
  8. nervousness
  9. pounding in the ears
  10. slow or fast heartbeat
  11. swelling of the joints
  12. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  13. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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 injection site
  2. muscle aching or cramping

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bone pain
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. irritability
  10. itching skin
  11. lack of appetite
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. muscle spasms
  14. nausea
  15. night sweats
  16. rash
  17. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  18. sleeplessness
  19. stiffness of the joints
  20. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  21. strain in the muscles
  22. sudden sweating
  23. tiredness
  24. trouble concentrating
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unable to sleep
  27. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  28. 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.