Side Effects

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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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills or fever
  3. cold or flu-like symptoms
  4. difficulty breathing
  5. headache
  6. itching of the vagina or genital area
  7. nonmenstrual vaginal bleeding
  8. pain during sexual intercourse
  9. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. change in vaginal discharge
  4. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness in chest
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  7. confusion
  8. dark urine
  9. difficulty speaking
  10. difficulty swallowing
  11. dizziness or lightheadedness
  12. double vision
  13. fainting
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  16. inability to speak
  17. joint or muscle pain
  18. loss of appetite
  19. lump in the breast or under the arm
  20. nausea and vomiting
  21. noisy breathing
  22. pain in the ankles or knees
  23. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  24. pain or feeling of pressure in the pelvis
  25. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  26. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  27. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  28. problems with memory or speech
  29. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  30. red, irritated eyes
  31. redness or swelling of the breast
  32. skin rash, hives, or itching
  33. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  34. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  35. sweating
  36. trouble recognizing objects
  37. trouble thinking and planning
  38. trouble walking

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. Back pain
  2. breast pain
  3. cramps
  4. crying
  5. euphoria
  6. mental depression
  7. paranoia
  8. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  9. rapidly changing moods
  10. trouble sleeping
  11. weakness
  12. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in appetite
  2. changes in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  4. increased hair growth, especially on the face
  5. patchy brown or dark brown discoloration of the skin
  6. trouble wearing contact lenses

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.