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Most common side effects of the most popular prescription drugs

dPrescription drug companies spent hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising.

And all are required to list their medication’s side effects in each ad.

Yet the vast majority of people have no idea of the side effects of these popular legal medications.

So as a public service, I thought I would track down the top 100 prescription drugs sold and reveal their side effects:

Advair side effects

Fungal infection in your mouth or throat (thrush).

ADVAIR DISKUS may increase the chance of getting pneumonia.

Increase in mucus (sputum) production.

Change in mucus color.

Fever.

Chills.

Increased cough.

Increased breathing problems.

Weakened immune system and increased chance of getting infections (immunosuppression).

Reduced adrenal function.

Source: http://www.advair.com/risks-and-side-effects.html

Afluria side effects

Fever side effects were observed in children 5 through 8 years of age in 2010.

The most common injection-related adverse reactions in children (5 through 17 years of age) administered Afluria with needle and syringe were pain, redness, and swelling. The most common side effects were headache, muscle pain, irritability, feeling tired and sick, and fever.

The most common injection-related adverse reactions in adults (18 through 64) administered Afluria with needle and syringe were tenderness, pain, swelling, redness, and itching.

The most common side effects in adults were muscle aches, headache, and feeling tired and sick.

The most common injection-related adverse reactions in adults (18 through 64) administered Afluria by the PharmaJet Stratis Needle-Free Injection System up to 7 days after vaccination were tenderness, swelling, pain, redness, itching, and bruising

The most common side effects were muscle pain, feeling tired and sick, and headache.

In adults age 65 and older, when administered Afluria by needle and syringe, the most common injection-related adverse reactions were tenderness and pain.

Source: https://www.afluria.com/common/pdf/FAQs.pdf

Aggrenox side effects

The most common side effects of AGGRENOX include headache, upset stomach, and diarrhea. Because AGGRENOX contains aspirin, the risk of bleeding is increased and it may take longer to stop bleeding.

Headaches are not uncommon when you first start taking AGGRENOX—especially within the first month—but often lessen as treatment continues.

Increased risk of bleeding. You may bleed more easily during AGGRENOX treatment, and it may take longer than usual for bleeding to stop.

Bleeding into your brain (intracranial hemorrhage).

Severe headache with drowsiness.

Confusion or memory change.

Passing out (becoming unconscious).

Bleeding in your stomach or intestine.

Stomach pain.

Heartburn or nausea.

Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like “coffee grounds”.

Red or bloody stools.

Black stools that look like tar.

New or worsening chest pain in some people with heart disease.

Liver problems, including increased liver function tests and liver failure.

Loss of appetite.

Pale-colored stool.

Stomach-area (abdominal) pain.

Yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes.

Dark urine.

Itching.

Source: https://www.aggrenox.com/safety-and-side-effects

Alphagan P side effects

Tenderness.

Swelling.

Firmness.

Lumps/bumps.

Bruising.

Pain.

Redness.

Discoloration.

Itching

Source: http://www.allergan.com/miscellaneous-pages/allergan-pdf-files/juvederm_voluma_xc_patient_labeling

Amitiza side effects

Nausea.

Diarrhea.

Headache.

Abdominal pain.

Abdominal distension.

Gas.

Source: http://www.amitiza.com/cic/taking_amitiza/safety_profile/

Asmanex Twisthaler side effects

Nausea.

Diarrhea.

Abdominal pain

Source: https://www.amitizahcp.com/faqs-from-patients/

Atripla side effects

Some people who have taken medicine like ATRIPLA (which contains nucleoside analogs) have developed lactic acidosis (build up of an acid in the blood).

Some people who have taken medicines like ATRIPLA have developed serious liver problems (hepatotoxicity), with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) and fat in the liver (steatosis). In some cases, these liver problems can lead to death.

Serious psychiatric problems. Severe depression, strange thoughts, or angry behavior have been reported by a small number of patients. Some patients have had thoughts of suicide, and a few have actually committed suicide. These problems may occur more often in patients who have had mental illness.

Kidney problems (including decline or failure of kidney function). If you have had kidney problems, or take other medicines that may cause kidney problems, your healthcare provider should do regular blood tests. Symptoms that may be related to kidney problems include a high volume of urine, thirst, muscle pain, and muscle weakness.

Other serious liver problems. Some patients have experienced serious liver problems, including liver failure resulting in transplantation or death. Most of these serious side effects occurred in patients with a chronic liver disease such as hepatitis infection, but there have also been a few reports in patients without any existing liver disease.

Changes in bone mineral density (thinning bones). Lab tests show changes in the bones of patients treated with tenofovir DF, a component of ATRIPLA. Some HIV patients treated with tenofovir DF developed thinning of the bones (osteopenia), which could lead to fractures. Also, bone pain and softening of the bone (which may lead to fractures) may occur as a consequence of kidney problems. If you have had bone problems in the past, your healthcare provider may want to do tests to check your bones or may prescribe medicines to help your bones.

Patients may have dizziness, headache, trouble sleeping, drowsiness, trouble concentrating, and/or unusual dreams during treatment with ATRIPLA (efavirenz/ emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate).

These side effects may be reduced if you take ATRIPLA at bedtime on an empty stomach; they tend to go away after taking ATRIPLA for a few weeks. Tell your healthcare provider right away if any of these side effects continue or if they bother you. These symptoms may be more severe if ATRIPLA is used with alcohol and/or mood-altering (street) drugs.

If you are dizzy, have trouble concentrating, and/or are drowsy, avoid activities that may be dangerous, such as driving or operating machinery.

Rash is a common side effect with ATRIPLA that usually goes away without any change in treatment. Rash may be serious in a small number of patients. Rash occurs more commonly in children and may be a serious problem. If a rash develops, call your healthcare provider right away.

Other common side effects include: tiredness, upset stomach, vomiting, gas, and diarrhea.

Changes in body fat have been seen in some people taking anti-HIV-1 medicines. Increase of fat in the upper back and neck, breasts, and around the trunk may happen. Loss of fat from the legs, arms, and face may also happen. The cause and long-term health effects of these changes in body fat are not known.

Skin discoloration (small spots or freckles) may also happen.

In some patients with advanced HIV infection (AIDS), signs and symptoms of inflammation from previous infections may occur soon after anti-HIV treatment is started. If you notice any symptoms of infection, contact your healthcare provider right away.

Additional side effects are inflammation of the pancreas, allergic reaction (including swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat), shortness of breath, pain, stomach pain, weakness, and indigestion.

Source: http://www.atripla.com/about/possible-side-effects

Avodart side effects

Hives.

Difficulty breathing.

Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Decreased libido (sex drive).

Decreased amount of semen released during sex.

Impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection).

Breast tenderness or enlargement.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/avodart-drug.htm

Azor side effects

Injury or death to an unborn baby.

Low blood pressure (hypotension), which may cause you to feel faint or dizzy.

Kidney problems.

Swelling in your feet, ankles, or hands, or have unexplained weight gain.

Severe, chronic diarrhea with considerable weight loss.

Swelling from fluid buildup in the body.

Chest pain or heart attack.

Blood pressure that becomes too low after standing up too quickly.

Rash.

Itching.

Pounding or racing heartbeat.

More frequent urination.

Excessive urination at night.

Headache, dizziness, and redness of the face and neck (flushing).

Source: http://azor.com/

Benicar side effects

Dizziness.

Upper respiratory tract infections, more uric acid in the blood, and nausea.

Injury or death to an unborn baby.

Low blood pressure (hypotension).

Kidney problems, which may get worse in people with kidney disease.

Swelling in your feet, ankles, or hands.

Unexplained weight gain.

Severe, chronic diarrhea with considerable weight loss.

Allergic reactions and changes in body salts (such as sodium and potassium) and fluids.

Dry mouth, thirst, weakness, tiredness or sleepiness, restlessness, confusion, seizures, muscle pains or cramps, muscle tiredness, dizziness or fainting, having little or no urine output, fast heartbeat, or nausea and vomiting.

Eye problems, which may lead to vision loss.

Decrease in vision or eye pain.

Source: http://benicar.com/home?&moc=MBEN8221

Benicar HCT side effects

Dizziness.

Nausia.

Hyperuricemia.

Upper respiratory tract infection.

Back pain.

Bronchitis.

Increase in creatine phosphokinase.

Diarrhea.

Headache.

Hematuria.

Hyperglycemia.

Hypertriglyceridemia.

Influenza-like symptoms.

Pharyngitis.

Rhinitis.

Sinusitis.

Source: https://benicarhcp.com/adverse-events

Bystolic side effects

Low blood pressure and feeling dizzy.

Tiredness.

Slow heartbeat.

Headache.

Leg swelling due to fluid retention (edema).

Source: http://www.allergan.com/assets/pdf/bystolic_pi

Carafate side effects

Nausea, vomiting, upset stomach.

Stomach pain.

Constipation, diarrhea.

Mild itching or skin rash.

Sleep problems (insomnia).

Dizziness, drowsiness, spinning sensation.

Headache.

Back pain.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/carafate-suspension-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Celebrex side effects

An increased risk of serious adverse cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal.

Hypertension (or worsening of preexisting hypertension).

Serious gastrointestinal events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach, small intestine or large intestine, which can be fatal.

Chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance.

Black, bloody, or tarry stools.

Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Swelling or rapid weight gain.

Urinating less than usual or not at all.

Nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness.

Severe skin reaction: fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Less serious side effects may include:

Upset stomach, diarrhea, bloating, gas.

Dizziness, nervousness, headache.

Runny or stuffy nose, sore throat.

Mild skin rash.

Cerebral infarction.

Vitreous floaters, conjunctival hemorrhage.

Labyrinthitis.

Angina unstable, aortic valve incompetence, coronary artery atherosclerosis, sinus bradycardia, ventricular hypertrophy.

Deep vein thrombosis.

Ovarian cyst.

Blood potassium increased, blood sodium increased, blood testosterone decreased.

Epicondylitis, tendon rupture.

Stroke (which may result in hospitalization and even death).

Ulcers and bleeding (which may result in hospitalization and even death).

Hepatotoxicity (e.g., nausea, fatigue, lethargy, pruritus, jaundice, right upper quadrant tenderness, and “flu-like” symptoms).

Exfoliative dermatitis, SJS, and TEN (which may result in hospitalizations and even death.)

Renal injury.

Anaphylactoid reaction (i.e. difficulty breathing, swelling of the face or throat).

Heart attack.

Stroke.

High blood pressure.

Heart failure from body swelling (fluid retention).

Kidney problems including kidney failure.

Bleeding and ulcers in the stomach and intestine.

Low red blood cells (anemia).

Life-threatening skin reactions.

Life-threatening allergic reactions.

Liver problems including liver failure.

Asthma attacks in people who have asthma.

Stomach pain.

Constipation.

Diarrhea.

Gas.

Heartburn.

Nausea.

Vomiting.

Dizziness.

Source: http://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=793 | http://www.rxlist.com/celebrex-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Chantix side effects

Seizures.

New or worse heart or blood vessel (cardiovascular) problems.

Chest discomfort (e.g. uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain) that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back.

Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach.

Shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, vomiting, or feeling lightheaded associated with chest discomfort.

Nausea.

Trouble sleeping.

Vivid, unusual, or strange dreams.

Constipation.

Gas.

Vomiting.

Source: http://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=557&section=MedGuide#side

Cialis side effects

An erection that won’t go away (priapism).

Headache.

Indigestion.

Back pain.

Muscle aches.

Flushing, and stuffy or runny nose.

Back pain.

Muscle aches.

Difficulty telling the difference between the colors blue and green.

Decrease or loss of vision in one or both eyes.

Sudden loss or decrease in hearing, sometimes with ringing in the ears and dizziness.

Source: http://pi.lilly.com/us/cialis-ppi.pdf

Combigan side effects

Tenderness.

Swelling.

Firmness.

Lumps/bumps.

Bruising.

Pain.

Redness.

Discoloration.

Itching.

Source: http://www.allergan.com/miscellaneous-pages/allergan-pdf-files/juvederm_voluma_xc_patient_labeling

Combivent Respimat side effects

Infection of the ears, nose, and throat.

Runny nose.

Cough.

Bronchitis.

Headache.

Shortness of breath.

Paradoxical bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways).

Serious heart-related side effects, such as palpitations, chest pain, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, tremor, or nervousness.

An increase in eye pressure, which may cause or worsen some types of glaucoma.

Difficulty with urination.

Dizziness and blurred vision.

Allergic reactions, including itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Rash.

Hives.

Source: https://www.combivent.com/about/side-effects

Crestor side effects

Muscle pain, tenderness and weakness (myopathy).

Liver problems.

Headache.

Muscle aches and pains.

Abdominal pain.

Weakness.

Nausea.

Loss of appetite.

Upper belly pain.

Dark urine.

Yellowing of skin or eyes.

Elevated blood sugar levels.

Headache.

Muscle aches.

Abdominal pain.

Weakness.

Nausea.

Memory loss and confusion.

Source: https://www.crestor.com/about-crestor/crestor-side-effects.html

Dexilant side effects

Diarrhea.

Stomach pain.

Nausea.

Common cold.

Vomiting.

Gas.

Serious allergic reactions.

Rash.

Face swelling.

Throat tightness.

Difficulty breathing.

Vitamin B12 deficiency.

Severe diarrhea.

Watery stool.

Stomach pain.

Persistent fever.

Source: https://www.dexilant.com/SafetyInformation.aspx

Diovan side effects

Injury or death to an unborn baby.

Low blood pressure (Hypotension).

Kidney problems.

Headache.

Dizziness.

Flu symptoms.

Tiredness.

Stomach (abdominal) pain.

Dizziness.

Low blood pressure.

Diarrhea.

Joint and back pain.

Tiredness.

High blood potassium.

Low blood pressure.

Cough.

High blood creatinine (decreased kidney function).

Rash.

Source: http://www.diovan.com/info/about-diovan/taking-diovan-valsartan-tablets.jsp

Dulera side effects

Inflammation of the nose and throat.

Inflammation of the sinuses.

Headache.

Sores or white patches in your mouth or throat.

Wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication.

Blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights.

Changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist).

Low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling.

Chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, tremors, restless feeling, and/or seizure.

Increased thirst or hunger, urinating more than usual.

Worsening asthma symptoms.

Headache.

Stuffy nose, sinus pain, and/or sore throat.

Changes in menstrual periods.

Hoarseness or deepened voice.

Dizziness, anxiety, and/or headache.

Sleep problems (insomnia).

Back pain and/or muscle cramps.

Sore throat, dry mouth, cough, stuffy nose.

Sin rash and/or itching.

Source: http://www.dulera.com/mometasone_formoterol/dulera/consumer/possible_side_effects.jsp |
http://www.rxlist.com/dulera-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Durezol side effects

Infiltrative keratitis (a localized inflammation of the cornea which may be accompanied by mild to severe pain).

Conjunctivitis.

Lid irritation or lens discomfort including dryness, mild burning or stinging.

Source: http://www.airoptix.com/safety-information.shtml

Effient side effects

Increases your risk of bleeding because it lessens the ability of your blood to clot.

TTP (a rare but life-threatening condition).

Serious allergic reactions (e.g. swelling or hives of your face, lips, in or around your mouth, or throat, trouble breathing or swallowing, chest pain or pressure, dizziness or fainting).

Source: https://www.effient.com/effient-side-effects.aspx

Eliquis side effects

Hives.

Rash.

Itching.

Possibly trouble breathing.

Easy bruising.

Unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum).

Bleeding from wounds or needle injections, any bleeding that will not stop.

Heavy menstrual periods.

Headache, dizziness, weakness, feeling like you might pass out.

Red, pink, or brown urine.

Black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Numbness, tingling, or muscle weakness (especially in your legs and feet).

Loss of movement in any part of your body.

Increased risk of thrombotic events after premature discontinuation.

Bleeding.

Spinal/epidural anesthesia or puncture.

Nausea.

Anemia (including postoperative and hemorrhagic anemia, and respective laboratory parameters).

Contusion.

Hemorrhage (including hematoma, and vaginal and urethral hemorrhage).

Postprocedural hemorrhage (including postprocedural hematoma, wound hemorrhage, vessel puncture site hematoma and catheter site hemorrhage).

Increase in Transaminases (including alanine aminotransferase increased and alanine aminotransferase abnormal).

Increase in Aspartate aminotransferase.

Increase in Gamma-glutamyltransferase.

Source: http://www.eliquis.bmscustomerconnect.com/vte-home |
http://www.rxlist.com/eliquis-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Enbrel side effects

New infections or worsening of infections you already have.

Hepatitis B can become active if you already have had it.

Nervous system problems, such as multiple sclerosis, seizures, or inflammation of the nerves of the eyes.

Blood problems (some fatal).

New or worsening heart failure.

New or worsening psoriasis.

Allergic reactions.

Autoimmune reactions (including a lupus-like syndrome and autoimmune hepatitis).

Injection site reactions.

Upper respiratory infections (sinus infections).

Headache.

Source: https://www.enbrel.com

Epiduo side effects

Skin irritation.

Redness.

Scaling.

Dryness.

Stinging.

Burning.

Source: https://epiduo.com/what_to_expect.aspx

Exelon side effects

Decreased appetite and weight loss.

Stomach pain.

Nausea and vomiting.

Loss of appetite.

Black, bloody, or tarry stools.

Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds.

Feeling light-headed (i.e. fainting).

Chest pain.

Confusion, agitation, or extreme fear.

Pain or burning.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/exelon-drug.htm

Exforge side effects

Swelling (edema) of the hands, ankles, or feet.

Nasal congestion, sore throat, and discomfort when swallowing.

Upper respiratory tract infection (head or chest cold).

Dizziness.

Headache.

Indigestion.

Tiredness.

Muscle spasms.

Back pain.

Nausea.

Nasal congestion or sore throat.

Harm or death to an unborn baby.

Low blood pressure (hypotension).

More chest pain and heart attacks in people that already have severe heart problems.

Kidney problems that may become worse in people that already have kidney disease.

Changes in blood test results in people with congestive heart failure.

Allergic reactions.

Skin rash.

Eye problems.

Source: http://www.exforge.com/c/side-effects

Flovent HFA side effects

Weakness, tired feeling, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out.

Skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness.

Blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights.

Signs of infection such as fever, chills, sore throat, ear pain, and/or flu symptoms.

Wheezing or breathing problems after using this medication.

Worsening asthma symptoms.

Headache.

Dryness in your mouth, nose, or throat.

White patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips.

Stuffy nose, sinus pain, and/or cough.

Hoarseness or deepened voice.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/flovent-hfa-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Focalin XR side effects

Sleep problems (insomnia).

Loss of appetite.

Upset stomach.

Feeling restless, anxious, or jittery.

Dry mouth, sore throat.

Headache.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/focalin-xr-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Humalog side effects

Severe low blood sugar can cause unconsciousness (passing out), seizures, and death.

Low blood sugar.

Severe life-threatening allergic reactions (whole-body reactions) can happen.

Severe breathing problems, irregular heartbeat, and death.

Serious side effects can include swelling of your hands and feet and heart failure

Shortness of breath.

Swelling of your ankles or feet, or sudden weight gain, which may be symptoms of heart failure.

Failure of your insulin pump or infusion set or degradation of the insulin in the pump can cause hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis.

Allergic reactions, including reactions at your injection site, skin thickening or pits at the injection site (lipodystrophy), itching, and rash.

Source: http://www.humalog.com/index.aspx

Humira side effects

Redness.

Swelling.

Itching or bruising.

Upper respiratory infections (sinus infections).

Headaches.

Rash.

Nausea.

Fever, night sweats, weight loss, and/or tiredness.

Feeling full after eating only a small amount.

Pain in your upper stomach that may spread to your shoulder.

Easy bruising or bleeding, pale skin, feeling light-headed, and/or rapid heart rate.

Liver problems.

Loss of appetite.

Dark urine.

Clay-colored stools.

Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Signs of infection (fever, chills, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, flu symptoms).

Shortness of breath with swelling of your ankles or feet.

Confusion, neck stiffness, seizure (convulsions).

Pain or burning when you urinate.

Sudden numbness or weakness, sudden severe headache, problems with vision or balance.

Chest pain, sudden or ongoing cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up mucus or blood.

Tingly feeling, weakness or prickly feeling in your fingers or toes.

Problems with balance or eye movement, trouble speaking or swallowing.

Severe lower back pain, loss of bladder or bowel control.

Pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs.

Red, purple, or scaly skin rash, hair loss, muscle pain, and/or mouth sores.

Joint pain or swelling, swollen glands, muscle aches, unusual thoughts or behavior.

Patchy skin color, red spots, or a butterfly-shaped skin rash over your cheeks and nose (worsens in sunlight).

Headache.

Stuffy nose.

Sinus pain.

Mild stomach pain.

Pain, redness, itching, swelling, or bleeding where you inject the medication.

Source: https://www.humira.com/global/safety-side-effects |
http://www.rxlist.com/humira-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Humulin R side effects

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Serious allergic reaction (whole body reaction).

Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia).

Heart failure.

Shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles or feet, sudden weight gain

Source: http://pi.lilly.com/us/HUMULIN-7030-PPI-COMBO.pdf

Invokana side effects

Dehydration due to the loss of body water and salt.

Kidney problems.

Vaginal yeast infection.

Yeast infection of the penis.

Ketoacidosis.

Risk of bone fracture.

Potentially serious urinary tract infection (UTI).

Changes in urination, including the urgent need to urinate more often, in larger
amounts, or at night.

High potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia).

Increases in cholesterol.

Source: https://www.invokana.com/about-invokana/important-safety-information

Janumet side effects

Lactic Acidosis (a build-up of lactic acid in the blood).

Weakness or tiredness.

Muscle pain.

Trouble breathing.

Unusual sleepiness (or sleep longer than usual).

Sudden stomach or intestinal problems with nausea and vomiting or diarrhea.

Feel cold, especially in your arms and legs.

Feel dizzy or lightheaded.

Slow or irregular heart beat.

Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas).

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Serious allergic reactions.

Kidney problems.

Joint pain.

Stuffy or runny nose and sore throat.

Source: http://www.janumetxr.com/sitagliptin_metformin_HCL/janumetxr/consumer/what-is-janumetxr/side-effects-janumetxr.xhtml

Januvia side effects

Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), which may be severe and lead to death.

Pain in your stomach area (abdomen) that is severe and will not go away. The pain may happen with or without vomiting.

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Serious allergic reactions.

Kidney problems.

Joint pain.

Upper respiratory infection.

Stuffy or runny nose and sore throat.

Headache.

Stomach upset and diarrhea.

Swelling of the hands or legs, when JANUVIA is used with rosiglitazone (Avandia®).

Source: http://www.januvia.com/sitagliptin/januvia/consumer/about-januvia/side-effects-of-januvia.xhtml

Lantus side effects

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Shaking.

Sweating.

Fast heartbeat.

Blurred vision.

Swelling.

Weight gain.

Injection site reactions.

Allergic reactions.

Feeling dizzy or light-headed upon standing.

Decreases in white blood cells (which can be fatal).

Trouble swallowing.

Source: https://www.lantus.com/about-lantus/what-you-can-expect-from-lantus

Latuda side effects

Sleepiness or drowsiness.

Restlessness or feeling like you need to move around (akathisia).

Difficulty moving, slow movements, muscle stiffness, or tremor.

Nausea.

Stroke that can lead to death.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS).

Tardive dyskinesia (a condition affecting the nervous system).

Increases in blood sugar.

Increases in triglycerides.

Increases in triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and decreases in HDL cholesterol.

Weight gain.

Increased thirst.

Need to urinate more than usual.

Feel very hungry.

Feel weak or tired.

Feel sick to your stomach.

Feel confused.

Your breath smells fruity.

Source: http://www.latuda.com/sz/side-effects-of-latuda.html#static-isi

Levemir side effects

Severe low blood sugar can cause unconsciousness (passing out), seizures, and death if left untreated.

Anxiety.

Irritability.

Mood changes.

Dizziness.

Sweating.

Confusion.

Headache.

Rash over your whole body.

Trouble breathing.

Shortness of breath.

A fast heartbeat.

Swelling of your face, tongue, or throat.

Sweating.

Extreme drowsiness.

Dizziness.

Confusion.

A local allergic reaction may occur on the body where insulin is injected.

Redness, swelling, and itching at the injection site.

Skin thickness or pits at the injection site (lipodystrophy).

Small dents or lumps on the skin close to areas where you often inject your insulin.

Swelling of your hands and feet.

Vision changes.

Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia).

Source: https://www.levemir.com/starting-levemir/prescription-questions.html

Levemir side effects

Anxiety.

Irritability.

Mood changes.

Dizziness.

Sweating.

Confusion.

Headache.

Severe low blood sugar can cause unconsciousness (passing out), seizures, and death if left untreated.

Rash over your whole body.

Trouble breathing.

Shortness of breath.

A fast heartbeat.

Swelling of your face.

Tongue, or throat.

Sweating.

Extreme drowsiness.

Dizziness.

Confusion.

Swelling of your hands and feet.

Vision changes.

Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia).

A local allergic reaction may occur on the body where insulin is injected. Redness, swelling, and itching at the injection site.

Source: https://www.levemir.com/starting-levemir/prescription-questions.html

Linzess side effects

Diarrhea.

Gas.

Belly (abdominal) pain.

Swelling.

Feeling of fullness or pressure in your abdomen (distension).

Source: http://www.linzess.com/common-side-effects

Lo Loestrin Fe side effects

Serious blood clots in legs (deep vein thrombosis), lungs (pulmonary embolus), eyes (loss of eyesight), heart (heart attack) and/or brain (stroke).

Nausea/vomiting.

Headache.

Bleeding irregularities.

Dysmenorrhea.

Weight change.

Breast tenderness.

Acne.

Abdominal pain.

Anxiety.

Depression.

Increases the risk of venous thromboembolism.

Hepatic adenomas (uncommon benign liver tumor).

Risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma.

Cholestasis.

High blood pressure.

Gallbladder disease.

Carbohydrate and lipid metabolic effects.

Headache.

Bleeding irregularities and amenorrhea.

Depression.

Irregular uterine bleeding.

Nausea.

Breast tenderness.

Headache.

Source: http://www.allergan.com/assets/pdf/loloestrin_pi#page=19

Lotemax side effects

Signs of a new eye infection such as swelling, redness, irritation, or drainage.

Blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights.

Problems with your vision.

Severe pain, burning or stinging when using the eye drops.

Minor burning when using the eye drops.

Dry, red, itchy, or watery eyes.

Feeling that something is in your eye.

Being more sensitive to light.

Headache.

Runny nose, sore throat.

Source: http://www.rxlist.com/lotemax-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Lumigan side effects

Eye redness.

Growth of eyelashes.

Itchy eyes.

Inflammation inside the eye.

Macular edema (swelling of the macula).

Can cause increased brown coloring of the iris (which may be permanent).

Can cause darkening of the eyelid skin and eyelashes (which may be reversible after treatment is stopped).

May slowly increase the growth and thickness of eyelashes (which are usually reversible after treatment is stopped).

Source: http://www.lumigan.com/About-Lumigan/Possible-Side-Effects

Lyrica side effects

Dizziness.

Sleepiness.

Weight gain.

Serious allergic reactions.

Swelling of the face, mouth, lips, gums, tongue, throat or neck.

Breathing troubles.

Rash, hives or blisters.

Suicidal thoughts or actions.

Swelling of your hands, legs and feet (especially for those with heart problems).

May cause sleepiness.

Source: http://www.lyrica.com/PHN/understanding-potential-side-effects

Minastrin 24 Fe side effects

Spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods.

Nausea.

Breast tenderness.

Headache.

Serious cardiovascular events and stroke.

Vascular events.

Liver disease.

Irregular uterine bleeding.

Nausea.

Breast tenderness.

Headache.

Vaginal candidiasis.

Menstrual cramps.

Breast tenderness.

Bacterial vaginitis.

Abnormal cervical smear.

Acne.

Mood swings.

Weight gain.

Abnormal or irregular bleeding.

Increased blood pressure.

Vascular disorders including thrombosis/embolism (coronary artery, pulmonary, cerebral, deep vein).

Hepatobiliary disorders including cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, hepatic adenoma, hemangioma of liver.

Immune system disorders including hypersensitivity reaction.

Skin and subcutaneous disorders including alopecia, rash (generalized and allergic), pruritus, skin discoloration.

GI disorders including nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.

Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders such as myalgia.

Eye disorders such as blurred vision, visual impairment, corneal thinning, change in corneal curvature (steepening).

Infections and infestations such as fungal infection, vaginal infection.

Nervous system disorders including headache, dizziness, migraine, loss of consciousness.

Psychiatric disorders including mood swings, depression, insomnia, anxiety, suicidal ideation, panic attack, changes in libido.

Renal and urinary disorders such as cystitis-like syndrome.

Reproductive system and breast disorders including breast changes (tenderness, pain, enlargement, and secretion), premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea.

Cardiovascular issues such as chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia, and/or myocardial infarction.

Change in weight or appetite (increase or decrease), fatigue, malaise, peripheral edema, blood pressure increased.

Source: https://www.minastrin24.com/resources/FAQs/ |
http://www.rxlist.com/minastrin-24-fe-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Myrbetriq side effects

Increased blood pressure.

Inability to empty your bladder (urinary retention).

Angioedema (swelling of the deep layers of skin).

Common cold symptoms (nasopharyngitis).

Urinary tract infection.

May cause allergic reactions that may be serious.

Source: https://www.myrbetriq.com/side-effects/

Namenda side effects

Dizziness.

Headache.

Confusion.

Constipation.

Cough.

Chest tightness.

Fever.

Trouble breathing.

Chest pain.

Fast heart rate.

Confusion.

Hallucinations.

Sudden numbness or weakness.

Especially on one side of the body.

Lack of coordination.

Fainting or seizure (convulsions).

Urinating less than usual or not at all.

Pale skin.

Easy bruising or bleeding.

Unusual weakness.

Increased blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, trouble concentrating, chest pain, numbness, seizure).

Nausea.

Vomiting.

Diarrhea.

Constipation.

Loss of appetite.

Dizziness.

Tired feeling.

Weight loss.

Swelling in your hands or feet.

Fast heart rate.

Easy bruising or bleeding.

Unusual weakness;

Joint pain.

Anxiety.

Aggression.

Skin rash.

Redness or swelling of or around your eyes.

Urinating more than usual.

Source: http://www.allergan.com/assets/pdf/namenda_pi | http://www.rxlist.com/namenda-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Namenda XR side effects

Diarrhea.

Constipation.

Abdominal pain.

Vomiting.

Influenza.

Weight increase.

Back pain.

Headache.

Dizziness.

Somnolence (i.e. “sleepiness” or “drowsiness”).

Anxiety.

Depression.

Aggression.

Urinary incontinence.

Hypertension.

Hypotension.

Source: http://www.namendaxr.com/adding

Nasonex side effects

Headache.

Viral infection.

Pharyngitis.

Epistaxis.

Cough.

Epistaxis.

Nasal ulceration.

Candida albicans infection.

Nasal septal perforation.

Impaired wound healing.

Nasal mucosa.

Development of glaucoma or cataracts.

Potential worsening of existing tuberculosis.

Fungal, bacterial, viral, or parasitic infections.

Ocular herpes simplex.

Chickenpox or measles in susceptible patients.

Hypercorticism and adrenal suppression with higher than
recommended dosages or at the regular dosage in susceptible
individuals.

Potential reduction in growth velocity in children.

Source: https://www.merck.com/product/usa/pi_circulars/n/nasonex/nasonex_pi.pdf

Nexium side effects

Chronic (lasting a long time) inflammation of the stomach lining (Atrophic Gastritis).

Low magnesium levels in your body.

Low vitamin B12 levels in your body.

Bone fractures.

In children 1 to 17 years of age, side effects of NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and sleepiness.

Headaches.

Diarrhea.

Nausea.

Flatulence.

Abdominal pain.

Constipation.

Dry mouth.

Source: https://www.purplepill.com/nexium-acid-reflux-faq.html | http://www.azpicentral.com/nexium/nexium.pdf#page=1

Norvir side effects

Liver disease (some people taking NORVIR in combination with other anti-HIV medicines have developed liver problems).

Loss of appetite.

Pain or tenderness on your right side below your ribs.

Yellowing of your skin or eyes, or itchy skin.

Swelling of your pancreas (pancreatitis) which may lead to death.

Nausea, vomiting, or stomach (abdomen) pain.

Changes in the electrical activity of your heart, called PR prolongation, can cause irregular heartbeats.

Dizziness.

Lightheadedness.

Abnormal heartbeat.

Feeling faint.

Increase in cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Diabetes and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) have occurred in some people who take protease inhibitors.

Increase in thirst or urinate often.

Changes in your immune system (immune reconstitution syndrome).

Changes in body fat.

Increased bleeding has occurred in some people with hemophilia who take protease inhibitors.

Diarrhea.

Nausea.

Vomiting.

Upper and lower stomach (abdomen) pain.

Tingling feeling or numbness (in hands, feet, or around the lips), rash, and feeling weak or tired.

Source: http://www.norvir.com/

Novolog side effects

Low blood sugar.

Anxiety.

Irritability.

Mood changes.

Dizziness.

Sweating.

Confusion.

Headache.

Severe low blood sugar.

Low potassium in your blood and reactions where you have given yourself your injection.

Itching.

Rash.

Serious whole body allergic reactions.

Skin thickening or pits at the injection site.

Weight gain.

Swelling of your hands and feet and if taken with thiazolidinediones (TZDs).

Possible heart failure.

Trouble breathing.

Shortness of breath.

Fast heartbeat.

Serious allergic reactions like swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, or confusion.

Source: https://www.novolog.com/type-2-diabetes/general-type-2/faqs/frequently-asked-questions.html

Nuvaring side effects

Blood clots.

Stroke.

Heart attack.

Blood clots.

Irritation inside your vagina or on your cervix.

Headache (including migraine).

Mood changes (including depression).

The ring slipping out or causing discomfort.

Nausea and vomiting.

Vaginal discharge.

Weight gain.

Vaginal discomfort.

Breast pain.

Discomfort.

Tenderness.

Painful menstrual periods.

Abdominal pain.

Acne.

Less sexual desire.

Source: http://www.nuvaring.com/consumer/

Onglyza side effects

Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) which may be severe and lead to death.

Pain in your stomach area (abdomen) that is severe and will not go away.

Swelling of the face, lips, or throat.

Difficulty swallowing or breathing.

Swelling of the skin.

Hives, rash, itching, flaking, or peeling.

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

Swelling or fluid retention.

Upper respiratory tract infection.

Urinary tract infection.

Headache

Source: https://www.onglyza.com/side-effects.html

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