Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, an abnormal enlargement of the ovaries

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

  • headache
  • pelvic pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an ovarian cyst

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

  • low energy
  • nausea
  • stomach cramps
  • abdominal bloating
  • reactions at the site of the injection

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cancer of the ovary
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • a blood clot
  • a complete or partial collapse of the lung airways called atelectasis
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • trouble breathing

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

  • constipation
  • enlarged breasts
  • breast pain
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • acne
  • a skin rash
  • diarrhea
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