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
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. loss of voice
  9. nasal congestion
  10. runny nose
  11. sneezing
  12. sore throat
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. changes in skin color
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. confusion
  5. dark urine
  6. diarrhea
  7. eye pain
  8. dizziness
  9. fainting
  10. inability to speak
  11. itching
  12. lack or loss of appetite
  13. light-colored stools
  14. lightheadedness
  15. nausea
  16. nervousness
  17. numbness in the hands
  18. pain in the abdomen or stomach
  19. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  20. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  21. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. rash
  24. seizures
  25. slow or fast heartbeat
  26. slurred speech
  27. sudden headache
  28. sudden loss of coordination
  29. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg on one side of the body
  30. sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
  31. sweating
  32. swelling, pain, or tenderness in the upper abdominal or stomach area
  33. temporary blindness
  34. unpleasant breath odor
  35. vision changes
  36. vomiting of blood
  37. yellow eyes or skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Unusual vaginal bleeding in women
  2. vomiting

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. Burning, itching, or redness of the skin
  2. menstrual cramps
  3. pain, soreness, swelling, or discharge from the breast or breasts
  4. swelling or soreness at the patch site

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or bloating
  2. absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  3. bloody vaginal discharge
  4. brown, blotchy spots on exposed skin
  5. change in amount of vaginal discharge
  6. change in menstrual flow
  7. decreased amount of breast milk
  8. discouragement
  9. dry mouth
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. increase or decrease in weight
  12. increased hunger or thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. irritability
  15. itching of the vagina or outside of the genitals
  16. light vaginal bleeding between periods and after sexual intercourse
  17. loss of interest or pleasure
  18. pain during sexual intercourse
  19. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  20. swelling
  21. thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  22. trouble concentrating
  23. trouble sleeping

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.