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:

More common

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cold or flu-like symptoms
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. fever
  6. problems with urination

Less common

  1. Clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  2. dimpling of the breast skin
  3. inverted nipple
  4. lump in the breast or under the arm
  5. persistent crusting or scaling of the nipple
  6. redness or swelling of the breast
  7. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloating
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in vaginal discharge
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. cleft lip or palate
  7. confusion
  8. constipation
  9. darkened urine
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficult or labored breathing
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. difficulty with walking
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. fainting
  17. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  18. headache
  19. hives
  20. indigestion
  21. irregular heartbeat
  22. irritation
  23. itching
  24. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  25. lightheadedness
  26. loss of appetite
  27. nausea
  28. nervousness
  29. noisy breathing
  30. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  31. pain or feeling of pressure in the pelvis
  32. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  33. pounding in the ears
  34. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  35. rash
  36. redness of the skin
  37. shortness of breath
  38. slow heartbeat
  39. spontaneous abortion
  40. stomach or pelvic discomfort, aching, or heaviness
  41. sweating
  42. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  43. tightness in the chest
  44. trouble speaking, thinking, or walking
  45. unpleasant breath odor
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. vaginal bleeding
  48. vomiting
  49. vomiting of blood
  50. wheezing
  51. 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:

More common

  1. Breast pain or tenderness
  2. depression
  3. muscle or joint pain
  4. white or brownish vaginal discharge
  5. worry

Incidence not known

  1. Attack, assault, or force
  2. blurred or loss of vision
  3. change in walking and balance
  4. changes in behavior
  5. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  6. choking
  7. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  8. confusion about identity, place, and time
  9. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  10. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  11. difficulty with moving
  12. disturbed color perception
  13. double vision
  14. drowsiness
  15. extreme dizziness or drowsiness
  16. feeling drunk
  17. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  18. feeling of unreality
  19. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  20. halos around lights
  21. hearing loss
  22. hives or welts
  23. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  24. loss of consciousness
  25. muscle cramps
  26. muscle stiffness
  27. night blindness
  28. normal menstrual bleeding occurring earlier, possibly lasting longer than expected
  29. overbright appearance of lights
  30. redness of the skin
  31. relaxed and calm
  32. sensation of spinning
  33. sense of detachment from self or body
  34. severe sleepiness
  35. sleepiness
  36. slurred speech
  37. swollen tongue
  38. thoughts of killing oneself
  39. tunnel vision
  40. weight changes

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.