Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

More common

  1. Breast pain
  2. full or bloated feeling
  3. heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
  4. pressure in the stomach
  5. surgery
  6. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, legs, or feet
  2. change in vaginal discharge
  3. increased clear or white vaginal discharge
  4. pain or feeling of pressure in the pelvis
  5. rapid weight gain
  6. tingling of the hands or feet
  7. unusual weight gain or loss
  8. vaginal bleeding

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in vision
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. clear or bloody discharge from nipple
  6. confusion
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. coughing up blood
  10. depression
  11. difficulty with speaking
  12. dimpling of the breast skin
  13. dizziness or lightheadedness
  14. double vision
  15. dry mouth
  16. fainting
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. headache
  19. headache, severe and throbbing
  20. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  21. inability to speak
  22. incoherent speech
  23. increased urination
  24. inverted nipple
  25. loss of appetite
  26. lump in the breast or under the arm
  27. metallic taste
  28. muscle weakness
  29. nausea and vomiting
  30. numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body
  31. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  32. pain or redness in your lower leg (calf)
  33. persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple
  34. poor insight and judgment
  35. problems with memory, vision, speech, or walking
  36. redness or swelling of the breast
  37. seeing double
  38. slow speech
  39. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  40. stomach pain
  41. sudden or severe headache
  42. sweating
  43. thirst
  44. trouble recognizing objects
  45. trouble thinking and planning
  46. trouble walking
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. weight loss

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. Accidental injury
  2. back pain
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chest tightness
  5. chills
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty breathing
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of voice
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. pain in the arms or legs
  15. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  16. runny nose
  17. shivering
  18. sneezing
  19. sore throat
  20. stuffy or runny nose
  21. sweating
  22. 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.