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
- Cold, clammy skin
- Difficulty swallowing
- Fast heartbeat
- Fast, weak pulse
- Hives or welts
- Puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- Redness of the skin
- Shortness of breath
- Tightness in the chest
- Unusual tiredness or weakness
- Difficult or labored breathing
- Heart stops
- No breathing
- No pulse or blood pressure
- Burning, redness, swelling, or scarring at the injection site
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
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- Feeling of warmth
- Redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
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.