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. Blood in the urine
  2. difficulty urinating
  3. frequent urination

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded
  4. feeling of warmth or heat
  5. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  6. frequent strong or increased urge to urinate
  7. headache
  8. nervousness
  9. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. slow or fast heartbeat
  12. sweating
  13. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  14. tingling of the hands or feet
  15. unusual weight gain or loss
  16. waking to urinate at night

Incidence not known

  1. Aggressive behavior
  2. bluish lips or skin
  3. decrease in testicle size
  4. development of pubic hair
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. enlargement of the clitoris or penis
  7. not breathing
  8. painful or prolonged erection of the penis
  9. tightness in the chest

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. burning, itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or soreness at the application site
  3. pimples

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. crying
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. depression
  6. discoloration of the hair
  7. dry skin
  8. euphoria
  9. hair loss
  10. inability to have or keep an erection
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  13. loss of memory
  14. paranoia
  15. problems with memory
  16. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  17. rapidly changing moods
  18. thinning of the hair

Incidence not known

  1. Increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  2. 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.