Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. backache
  3. belching
  4. breast pain
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  7. confusion
  8. difficulty with speaking
  9. dimpling of the breast skin
  10. double vision
  11. full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach
  12. headache
  13. heartburn
  14. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  15. inability to speak
  16. indigestion
  17. inverted nipple
  18. loss of appetite
  19. lump in the breast or under the arm
  20. nausea and vomiting
  21. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  22. persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple
  23. poor insight and judgment
  24. problems with memory or speech
  25. redness or swelling of the breast
  26. slow speech
  27. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  28. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  29. sweating
  30. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  31. trouble recognizing objects
  32. trouble thinking and planning
  33. trouble walking

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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. chills
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. cramps
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. fever
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. heavy bleeding
  11. itching of the vagina or genital area
  12. joint pain
  13. loss of appetite
  14. muscle aches and pains
  15. pain during sexual intercourse
  16. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  17. passing gas
  18. shivering
  19. sneezing
  20. sore throat
  21. stuffy or runny nose
  22. sweating
  23. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.