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. Abdominal or stomach pain that is severe
  2. bloating
  3. diarrhea
  4. severe nausea or vomiting
  5. stomach or pelvic discomfort, aching, or heaviness
  6. weight gain that is rapid

Less common

  1. Heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
  2. redness, pain, or swelling at the injection site
  3. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with breathing
  2. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  3. severe, sudden headache
  4. slurred speech
  5. sudden loss of coordination
  6. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  7. sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
  8. vision changes

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. Blemishes on the skin
  2. headache
  3. pimples

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. dizziness
  5. dry skin
  6. fast or racing heart
  7. fever
  8. hair loss
  9. hives
  10. quick or shallow breathing
  11. rash
  12. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

Incidence not known

  1. Breast tenderness
  2. normal menstrual bleeding occurring earlier, possibly lasting longer than expected

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.