Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Less common

  1. Difficulty breathing
  2. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  3. severe, sudden headache
  4. slurred speech
  5. sudden loss of coordination
  6. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  7. vision changes


  1. Bloating
  2. changes in behavior
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. discouragement
  8. dizziness
  9. fast, weak pulse
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. gaseous stomach pain
  12. indigestion
  13. irritability
  14. lack of appetite
  15. lightheadedness
  16. loss of interest or pleasure
  17. nausea
  18. pale, cold clammy skin
  19. recurrent fever
  20. severe cramping
  21. severe nausea
  22. severe vomiting
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. stomach fullness or pain
  26. sudden increase in abdominal or shoulder pain
  27. sweating
  28. thoughts of killing oneself
  29. tightness in the chest
  30. tiredness
  31. trouble concentrating
  32. trouble sleeping
  33. unusual or large amount of vaginal bleeding
  34. 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. Burning, itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or soreness at the application site

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. heavy bleeding
  3. increased weight

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.