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Side Effects

List Emend side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Emend:

Common side effects of Emend:

  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Severely Difficult Bowel MovementsSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • BurpingLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • HiccupsLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Emend:

  • Burning StomachSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • HeartburnLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of Emend:

  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • AnxiousSevere
  • Blood Clot in a Deep VeinSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Difficulty SwallowingSevere
  • Excessive SweatingSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Malignant Tumor or CancerSevere
  • Muscle WeaknessSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Sepsis Caused by BacteriaSevere
  • Significant Decrease in Lung FunctionSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Visible Water RetentionSevere
  • A Breaking Out of the Skin Resembling AcneLess Severe
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Pelvic PainLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Voice DisorderLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

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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