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verteporfin IV

Does verteporfin IV have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with verteporfin IV:

Common side effects of verteporfin IV:

Visual Field DefectSevere
Blurred VisionSevere
Problems with EyesightSevere
Decrease in the Sharpness of VisionSevere
Head PainLess Severe
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of verteporfin IV:

Poor VisionSevere
Pink EyeSevere
Inflammation of the EyelidSevere
Eye HemorrhageSevere
High Blood PressureSevere
Atrial FibrillationSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Double VisionLess Severe
Dry EyeLess Severe
Hearing ProblemLess Severe
Enlarged Superficial VeinsLess Severe
Throat IrritationLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
Enlarged ProstateLess Severe
Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
EczemaLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
Sleep DisorderLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
CoughLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe

Rare side effects of verteporfin IV:

Tear of the Retina of the EyeSevere
Detachment of the Retina of the EyeSevere
Chest PainSevere
Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
Muscle PainLess Severe

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