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:

Less common

  1. Breast discomfort
  2. change in the color, amount, or odor of vaginal discharge
  3. change in the pattern of monthly periods
  4. cramps
  5. dull ache or feeling of pressure or heaviness in the legs
  6. heavy bleeding
  7. itching skin near damaged veins
  8. medium to heavy, irregular vaginal bleeding between regular monthly periods, which may require the use of a pad or a tampon
  9. swollen feet and ankles
  10. unusual stopping of menstrual bleeding

Rare common

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. blurred vision
  3. dizziness
  4. headache
  5. headache, severe and throbbing
  6. nervousness
  7. pounding in the ears
  8. slow or fast heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stool
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. dark urine
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty breathing
  10. difficulty in speaking
  11. double vision
  12. fever
  13. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  14. inability to speak
  15. indigestion
  16. itching, skin rash
  17. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  18. loss of appetite
  19. nausea
  20. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  21. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  22. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  23. pelvic pain
  24. slow or slurred speech
  25. stomach pain
  26. sudden loss of coordination
  27. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  28. sweating
  29. unpleasant breath odor
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness
  31. vomiting
  32. vomiting of blood
  33. 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:

Less common

  1. Acne
  2. depression
  3. increased appetite
  4. patchy brown or dark brown discoloration of the skin
  5. stomach cramps, discomfort, or pain
  6. swollen mouth and tongue
  7. unpleasant taste
  8. urge to have a bowel movement

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.