Precautions

Your doctor will check your progress closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly. Blood tests will be needed to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may increase your risk of blood clots. Tell your doctor if you have the following symptoms: pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves, difficulty with breathing, severe, sudden headache, slurred speech, sudden, unexplained shortness of breath, sudden loss of coordination, sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg, or vision changes.

This medicine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth while you are receiving this medicine.

This medicine may cause serious side effects in patients with hereditary fructose intolerance. Tell your doctor right away if you have increased hunger, cold sweats, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, shakiness, trembling, stomach pain, dark urine or light colored stools, unusual tiredness or weakness, or yellow eyes or skin.