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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Bloody urine
  2. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  3. increased thirst
  4. loss of appetite
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. nausea
  7. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  8. trouble breathing
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness
  10. vomiting
  11. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating of the stomach
  2. dark urine
  3. discouragement
  4. feeling sad or empty
  5. irritability
  6. light-colored stools
  7. loss of interest or pleasure
  8. seizures
  9. stomach pain
  10. trouble concentrating
  11. trouble sleeping
  12. 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:

More common

  1. Decrease in testicle size
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. local infection, irritation, pain, redness, or swelling on the skin where the implant was placed
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and upper chest
  5. sudden sweating

Less common

  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement
  3. flushing or redness of the skin
  4. headache
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  7. swelling of the breast or breast soreness in both females and males
  8. unusually warm skin

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.