Side Effects

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. bloody stools
  4. blurred vision
  5. breast tenderness, enlargement, discharge
  6. changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  7. chest pain or discomfort
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. confusion
  11. cough
  12. dark or cloudy urine
  13. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  14. diarrhea
  15. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  16. difficulty in speaking
  17. dizziness or lightheadedness
  18. double vision
  19. dull ache or feeling of pressure or heaviness in the legs
  20. fainting
  21. fast heartbeat
  22. fever
  23. fluid-filled skin blisters
  24. frequent urge to urinate
  25. headache, severe and throbbing
  26. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  27. inability to speak
  28. itching of the vagina or outside the genitals
  29. itching skin near damaged veins
  30. light vaginal bleeding between regular menstrual periods
  31. loss of appetite
  32. nausea
  33. nervousness
  34. pain during sexual intercourse
  35. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back or neck
  36. pelvic pain
  37. pounding in the ears
  38. sensitivity to the sun
  39. skin thinness
  40. slow or fast heartbeat
  41. slow speech
  42. stomach bloating and cramping
  43. stomach pain and tenderness
  44. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  45. sweating
  46. swelling, pain, or tenderness in the upper abdominal area
  47. swollen feet and ankles
  48. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area
  49. thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  50. troubled breathing
  51. twitching, uncontrolled movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  52. unpleasant breath odor
  53. unusual tiredness or weakness
  54. vomiting
  55. vomiting of blood
  56. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Acne
  2. changes in appetite
  3. changes in weight
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. decreased milk production
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  7. mental depression
  8. patchy brown or dark brown discoloration of the 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.