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:

More common

  1. Burning feeling in the vagina

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. itching or irritation in the vagina

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. headache
  11. hives or welts
  12. hoarseness
  13. irritation
  14. itching
  15. joint or muscle pain
  16. joint pain, stiffness or swelling
  17. loss of appetite
  18. muscle aches and pains
  19. nausea
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. rash
  22. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  23. red, irritated eyes
  24. redness of the skin
  25. runny nose
  26. shivering
  27. skin rash
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  30. sweating
  31. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. trouble sleeping
  34. troubled breathing
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. 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:

More common

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

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. body pain

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. muscle aching or cramping
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. swollen joints

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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