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:


  1. Confusion
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. difficulty in breathing
  4. dizziness
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. headache (continuing or severe)
  7. hives
  8. pelvic or abdominal pain (severe)
  9. skin rash or itching
  10. vaginal bleeding (increased or continuing)
  11. weakness
  12. weight gain (rapid)

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal pain or cramping
  2. blood clotting problem that causes prolonged bleeding
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cough
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. extra heartbeats
  7. fainting
  8. lightheadedness
  9. pounding or rapid pulse
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. severe bleeding after giving birth
  12. shortness of breath
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. wheezing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Restlessness
  2. shakiness
  3. sleepiness
  4. slow to respond
  5. slurred speech
  6. unconsciousness

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:


  1. Nausea
  2. vomiting

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.