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:

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. backache
  4. belching
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. bloating
  7. blurred vision
  8. breast tenderness, enlargement, pain, or discharge
  9. change in vaginal discharge
  10. changes in skin color
  11. changes in vision
  12. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  13. chills
  14. clay-colored stools
  15. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  16. confusion
  17. constipation
  18. cough
  19. darkening of the urine
  20. diarrhea
  21. difficulty with swallowing
  22. dimpling of the breast skin
  23. dizziness or lightheadedness
  24. double vision
  25. fainting
  26. fast heartbeat
  27. fever
  28. fluid-filled skin blisters
  29. full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach
  30. headache
  31. headache, severe and throbbing
  32. heartburn
  33. hives, itching, skin rash
  34. indigestion
  35. inverted nipple
  36. irregular heartbeat
  37. itching of the vagina or genital area
  38. joint or muscle pain
  39. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  40. light-colored stools
  41. loss of appetite
  42. loss of bladder control
  43. lump in the breast or under the arm
  44. migraine headache
  45. mood or mental changes
  46. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  47. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  48. nausea
  49. noisy breathing
  50. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  51. pain during sexual intercourse
  52. pain in the ankles or knees
  53. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  54. pain or feeling of pressure in the pelvis
  55. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm, foot, or leg
  56. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  57. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  58. persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple
  59. poor insight and judgment
  60. problems with memory or speech
  61. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  62. red, irritated eyes
  63. redness or swelling of the breast
  64. seizures
  65. sensitivity to the sun
  66. skin thinness
  67. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  68. sore throat
  69. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  70. stomach cramps, discomfort, upset, pain, or swelling
  71. sudden loss of consciousness
  72. sudden trouble breathing
  73. sweating
  74. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  75. tremor
  76. trouble recognizing objects
  77. trouble thinking and planning
  78. trouble walking
  79. unexpected or excess milk flow from the breasts
  80. unpleasant breath odor
  81. unusual tiredness or weakness
  82. unusually heavy or unexpected menstrual bleeding
  83. vaginal bleeding or spotting
  84. vomiting
  85. vomiting of blood
  86. yellow eyes or skin

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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. muscle aches, pain, or stiffness
  4. stuffy or runny nose

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. heavy bleeding
  3. increased hair growth, especially on the face
  4. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  5. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. irritability
  7. leg cramps
  8. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  9. loss of scalp hair
  10. mental depression
  11. mood disturbances
  12. patchy brown or dark brown discoloration of the skin
  13. redness of the skin
  14. twitching, uncontrolled movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  15. weight changes

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.

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