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    artemether-lumefantrine

    Side Effects

    List artemether-lumefantrine side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with artemether-lumefantrine:

    Common side effects of artemether-lumefantrine:

    • ChillsLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Muscle PainLess Severe
    • Sleep DisorderLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of artemether-lumefantrine:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • Enlarged LiverSevere
    • Enlarged SpleenSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • CoughLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
    • NumbnessLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
    • Throat IrritationLess Severe

    Rare side effects of artemether-lumefantrine:

    • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
    • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • HivesSevere
    • Increase in the Number of Platelets in the BloodSevere
    • InfectionSevere
    • Inflammation of the Skin with BlistersSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
    • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
    • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
    • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Increase of White Blood CellsLess Severe
    • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • Pink EyeLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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