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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

For all adults

Less common
  1. Fast or irregular heartbeat
Rare
  1. Bone, muscle, or joint pain
  2. changes in skin color of the face
  3. fainting
  4. fast or irregular breathing
  5. numbness or tingling of the hands or feet
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
  7. skin rash, hives, or itching
  8. sudden, severe decrease in blood pressure and collapse
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. troubled breathing

For females only

Rare
  1. Anxiety
  2. deepening of voice
  3. increased hair growth
  4. mental depression
  5. mood changes

For males only

Rare
  1. Pain in the chest
  2. pain in the groin or legs (especially in the calves of the legs)

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:

For all adults

More common
  1. Sudden sweating and feelings of warmth (also called hot flashes)
Less common
  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, itching, redness, or swelling at the place of injection
  3. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  4. dizziness
  5. headache
  6. nausea or vomiting
  7. swelling and increased tenderness of the breasts
  8. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  9. trouble sleeping
  10. weight gain

For females only

More common
  1. Light, irregular vaginal bleeding
  2. stopping of menstrual periods
Less common
  1. Burning, dryness, or itching of the vagina
  2. pelvic pain

For males only

Less common
  1. Bone pain
  2. constipation
  3. decreased size of the testicles
  4. inability to have or keep an erection

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.