Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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:

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 or lightheadedness
  13. fainting
  14. fever
  15. headache
  16. hives or welts
  17. itching skin
  18. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  19. loss of appetite
  20. medium to heavy, irregular vaginal bleeding between regular monthly periods, which may require the use of a pad or a tampon
  21. nausea
  22. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  23. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  24. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially in the calves of the legs
  25. pounding in the ears
  26. rash
  27. redness of the skin
  28. severe headaches of sudden onset
  29. slow or fast heartbeat
  30. stomach pain
  31. sudden loss of coordination or slurred speech
  32. sudden troubled breathing
  33. sweating
  34. unusual tiredness or weakness
  35. vomiting
  36. 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. discouragement
  5. feeling sad or empty
  6. irritability
  7. itching of the vagina or outside the genitals
  8. loss of interest or pleasure
  9. pain during sexual intercourse
  10. stomach cramps
  11. thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  12. tiredness
  13. trouble concentrating
  14. trouble sleeping
  15. 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.