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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Cramps
  2. headache
  3. heavy bleeding
  4. pain

Less common

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. breast pain
  3. change in the color, amount, or odor of vaginal discharge

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. chest pain
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. dizziness or lightheadedness
  7. fainting
  8. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  9. feeling of warmth
  10. fever
  11. headache, severe and throbbing
  12. heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  15. nausea
  16. numbness or tingling of the face, hands, or feet
  17. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  18. redness and soreness of the eyes
  19. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, the upper chest
  20. skin rash
  21. sores in the mouth
  22. stomach pain
  23. sudden sweating
  24. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. troubled breathing
  27. vomiting

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:

Less common

  1. Acne
  2. crying
  3. delusions of persecution, mistrust, suspiciousness, or combativeness
  4. discouragement
  5. false or unusual sense of well-being
  6. feeling of unreality
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. irritability
  9. lack of appetite
  10. loss of interest or pleasure
  11. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  12. rapidly changing moods
  13. sense of detachment from self or body
  14. tiredness
  15. trouble concentrating
  16. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. headache
  5. injury
  6. muscle pain, spasm, or stiffness
  7. pain in the arms, legs, or joints
  8. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  9. sore throat
  10. stuffy or runny nose
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. weight decreased

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.