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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bloating (mild)
  2. pain, swelling, or irritation at place of injection
  3. rash at place of injection or on body
  4. stomach or pelvic pain

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)
  2. bloating (moderate to severe)
  3. decreased amount of urine
  4. feeling of indigestion
  5. nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea (continuing or severe)
  6. pelvic pain (severe)
  7. shortness of breath
  8. swelling of the lower legs
  9. weight gain (rapid)

More common

  1. Dizziness
  2. fainting
  3. headache
  4. irregular heartbeat
  5. loss of appetite
  6. more frequent nosebleeds
  7. shortness of breath

More common

  1. Coughing
  2. headache
  3. mild nausea
  4. sneezing
  5. sore throat
  6. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. breast tenderness
  3. chills
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. dizziness
  6. feeling of warmth, redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  7. fever
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. headache, severe and throbbing
  10. joint pain
  11. loss of appetite
  12. menstrual changes
  13. mild diarrhea
  14. mild vomiting
  15. muscle aches and pains
  16. pain
  17. severe cramping of the uterus
  18. shivering
  19. sweating
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

  1. Enlargement of breasts

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

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.