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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. dizziness
  4. fever
  5. flushing or redness of the skin
  6. hard lump
  7. headache
  8. nervousness
  9. pain
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. slow or fast heartbeat
  12. small lumps under the skin
  13. swelling
  14. unusually warm skin

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chills
  4. decrease in testicle size
  5. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. difficulty in moving
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. inability to have or keep an erection
  10. increased sweating
  11. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. pain in the joints


  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. fainting
  3. irregular heartbeat
  4. pounding heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty swallowing
  3. hives, itching, or skin rash
  4. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  5. tightness in the chest
  6. trouble breathing
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. increased weight
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  5. sudden sweating

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. nausea
  4. night sweats
  5. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness
  6. trouble sleeping

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.