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:


  1. Bloody urine
  2. decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  3. fever
  4. increased blood pressure
  5. increased thirst
  6. loss of appetite
  7. lower back pain
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. pale skin
  10. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  11. troubled breathing
  12. unusual bleeding or bruising
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. 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:

Less common

  1. Soreness at the place of injection

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.