What should I watch for?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Stay away from people who are sick and anyone who has recently had a vaccine. Call your doctor or health care professional for advice if you get a fever, chills, or sore throat. Do not treat yourself.
This medicine may increase your risk to bruise or bleed. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice any unusual bleeding.
Interactions with Medications
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:
changes in skin color
cold hands and feet
cough or hoarseness
difficult or labored breathing
fever or chills
lower back or side pain
pain, redness, or swelling in arm or leg
painful or difficult urination
shortness of breath
swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
tightness in chest
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusual tiredness or weakness
Black, tarry stools
fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
pain at place of injection
ulcers, sores, or white spots in mouth
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:
difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
feeling sad or empty
hair loss, thinning of hair
lack or loss of appetite
loss of interest or pleasure
muscle pain, spasms, cramps, or stiffness
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.