Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • reactions at the site of the injection

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

  • headache
  • stomach cramps
  • pelvic pain
  • a pregnancy with more than one fetus

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

  • breast pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cancer of the ovary
  • a heart attack
  • a clot in the lung
  • a stroke
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • a blood clot
  • ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, an abnormal enlargement of the ovaries
  • enlargement of an ovary
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • hives
  • fever
  • chills
  • a skin rash
  • torsion or twisting of the ovary leading to a sudden loss of blood supply

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

  • constipation
  • urinary tract infection
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • muscle spasm
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • abdominal bloating
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