What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
Common and Rare Side Effects
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:
Abdominal or stomach pain or fullness
bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
cool, pale skin
darkening of the skin
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
flushed, dry skin
fruit-like breath odor
gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
loss of appetite
loss of consciousness
muscle pain or cramps
nausea or vomiting
numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
pounding in the ears
rapid weight gain
slow or fast heartbeat
tingling of the hands or feet
unexplained weight loss
unusual tiredness or weakness
unusual weight gain or loss
yellow eyes or skin
Incidence not known
dry skin and hair
hoarseness or husky voice
loss of appetite
pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
unpleasant breath odor
vomiting of blood
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:
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 the injection site
difficulty with moving
feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
general feeling of discomfort or illness
lack or loss of strength
pain in the arms or legs
pressure in the stomach
sensation of spinning
stuffy or runny nose
swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
upper abdominal or stomach pain
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.