SEROPHENE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an ovarian cyst
  • enlargement of an ovary

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • temporary redness of face and neck

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • abdominal bloating

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • breast cancer
    • cancer in the lining of the uterus
    • a tumor
    • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
    • high levels of white blood cells
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • a clot in the small veins that carry blood to or from the retina of the eye
    • bleeding from the retina
    • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
    • visual sensitivity to light
    • blind spot in the eye
    • after images, or the persistence of visual images when the object is no longer present
    • vision loss
    • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
    • separation of the vitreous from the retina in the eye
    • high blood pressure
    • a clot in the lung
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • a stroke
    • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
    • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • non-cancerous cysts causing the breast to feel lumpy
    • endometriosis
    • ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, an abnormal enlargement of the ovaries
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • erythema nodosum, a skin condition with red and painful nodules
    • seizures
    • pancreatitis
    • macular edema
    • a liver tumor
    • bleeding into ovary

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • thyroid problems
    • mood changes
    • depression
    • a migraine headache
    • disturbance in the ability of the eye to focus
    • eye pain
    • ringing in the ears
    • constipation
    • enlarged breasts
    • breast pain
    • vaginal dryness
    • abnormally long or heavy periods
    • bleeding not related to menstrual period
    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • itching
    • hair loss
    • hirsutism, a condition of hair growth on parts of the body normally without hair
    • acne
    • hives
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • muscle pain
    • fainting
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • fever
    • low energy
    • a skin rash
    • visible water retention
    • weight gain
    • weight loss
    • increased hunger
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • trouble breathing
    • chest pain
    • diarrhea
    • an increased need to urinate often
    • nervousness
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • inflammation of a vein
    • generalized weakness
    • irritability
    • a pregnancy with more than one fetus
    • streaks or black specks due to floating eye matter
    • photopsia, a sensation of flashing lights in the eye
    • abnormal hair texture
    • anxious feelings
    • thinning of the uterine lining
    • fast heartbeat

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