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valganciclovir

Side Effects

List valganciclovir side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with valganciclovir:

Common side effects of valganciclovir:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Detachment of the Retina of the EyeSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of valganciclovir:

  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Decreased Function of Bone MarrowSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Inflammation of the NoseSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe

Rare side effects of valganciclovir:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • AscitesSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • CrampsLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Skin InflammationLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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