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    Valcyte

    Side Effects

    List Valcyte side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Valcyte:

    Common side effects of Valcyte:

    • 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
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • Numbness And TinglingLess Severe
    • Peripheral NeuropathyLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Valcyte:

    • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The BloodSevere
    • BleedingSevere
    • Decreased Function Of Bone MarrowSevere
    • HallucinationSevere
    • High Amount Of Potassium In The BloodSevere
    • Hypersensitivity Drug ReactionSevere
    • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney FunctionSevere
    • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The BloodSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • Bloody UrineLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • Feeling AgitatedLess Severe
    • Feeling AnxiousLess Severe
    • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or HandsLess Severe
    • Infection Due To The Candida FungusLess Severe
    • Night SweatsLess Severe
    • Pain In The EyeLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Valcyte:

    • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
    • Acute Renal FailureSevere
    • AscitesSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Escape Of Fluid Into The LungsSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow FailureSevere
    • Psychosis Caused By A DrugSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • AcneLess Severe
    • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or SinusLess Severe
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • ConstipationLess Severe
    • CoughLess Severe
    • CrampsLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • Difficult Or Painful UrinationLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Loss Of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • Skin InflammationLess Severe
    • Swelling Of The AbdomenLess Severe
    • Throat IrritationLess Severe
    • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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