Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  3. anxiety
  4. change in vision
  5. changes in skin color
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. chills
  8. clay-colored stools
  9. constipation
  10. cough
  11. dark urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. dizziness or lightheadedness
  14. fainting
  15. fever
  16. headache
  17. hives or welts
  18. itching skin
  19. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  20. loss of appetite
  21. medium to heavy, irregular vaginal bleeding between regular monthly periods, which may require the use of a pad or a tampon
  22. nausea and vomiting
  23. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  24. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  25. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially in the calves of the legs
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. rash
  28. redness of the skin
  29. severe headaches of sudden onset
  30. slow or fast heartbeat
  31. sudden loss of coordination or slurred speech
  32. sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  33. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  34. sweating
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. bloating
  3. blotchy spots on the exposed skin
  4. breast enlargement or tenderness
  5. discouragement
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. irritability
  8. itching of the vagina or outside the genitals
  9. loss of interest or pleasure
  10. pain during sexual intercourse
  11. thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  12. tiredness
  13. trouble concentrating
  14. trouble sleeping
  15. 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.