Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. break in the skin at the injection site, with blue-black discoloration, swelling, or drainage of fluid
  3. flu-like symptoms including chills, fever, generalized feeling of discomfort or illness, increased sweating, and muscle pain
  4. headache or migraine
  5. hives, itching, or swelling at the injection site
  6. irregular or pounding heartbeat
  7. redness, pain, or feeling of heat at the injection site
  8. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. breast pain
  3. changes in vision
  4. cold hands and feet
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. fast or racing heartbeat
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. pain
  9. pelvic pain
  10. swollen glands
  11. troubled breathing
  12. unusual weight gain


  1. Abnormal growth in the breast
  2. benign lumps in the breast
  3. bleeding problems
  4. bloating or swelling
  5. changes in menstrual periods
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions (seizures)
  8. cyst (abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material)
  9. decreased sexual ability in males
  10. dry, puffy skin
  11. feeling cold
  12. hyperactivity
  13. increased muscle tone
  14. increased urge to urinate
  15. loss of memory
  16. mental depression with thoughts of suicide
  17. problems with speaking
  18. red, itching, or swollen eyes
  19. swelling of the front part of the neck
  20. unusual weight loss

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. Constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. loss of voice
  5. menstrual pain or other changes
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. drowsiness
  3. hair loss
  4. vomiting

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.