Side Effects

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. anxiety
  3. change in vision
  4. changes in skin color
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. clay-colored stools
  8. constipation
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. diarrhea
  12. dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting
  13. fever
  14. hives or welts
  15. itching skin or rash
  16. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  17. nausea
  18. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  19. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  20. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially in the calves of the legs
  21. severe headaches of sudden onset
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. stomach pain
  24. sudden loss of coordination or slurred speech
  25. sudden troubled breathing
  26. sweating
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. vomiting
  29. vomiting of blood

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. blotchy spots on the exposed skin
  3. breast enlargement or tenderness
  4. feeling sad or empty
  5. irritability
  6. itching of the vagina or outside the genitals
  7. loss of interest or pleasure
  8. pain during sexual intercourse
  9. thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  10. trouble wearing contact lenses

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.