Side Effects

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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. Excessively heavy vaginal bleeding
  2. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. confusion
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. fast, weak pulse
  5. fever or chills
  6. lower back or side pain
  7. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. pale, cold, or clammy skin
  10. shortness of breath
  11. sudden increase in stomach or shoulder pain
  12. sweating
  13. unusual or large amount of vaginal bleeding

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. Abdominal or stomach pain or uterine cramping
  2. back pain
  3. diarrhea
  4. dizziness
  5. headache
  6. nausea or vomiting

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. cough
  5. fainting or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  6. fever
  7. flu-like symptoms
  8. headache
  9. heartburn
  10. increased clear or white vaginal discharge
  11. indigestion
  12. itching of the vagina or genital area
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. pain during sexual intercourse
  15. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  16. pale skin
  17. shaking chills
  18. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  19. stuffy or runny nose
  20. tightness of the chest
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. troubled breathing
  23. troubled breathing, exertional
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising

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.

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