INVIRASE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • pneumonia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • low energy
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain
  • prolonged P-R interval observed on EKG
  • abnormal fat distribution associated with HIV

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • high blood sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • the flu
  • bronchitis
  • canker sores
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • itching
  • dry skin
  • backache
  • fever
  • taste impairment
  • generalized weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer
  • dehydration
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • suicidal thoughts
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • high blood pressure
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • kidney stones
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • unconsciousness
  • seizures
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • chest pain
  • an enlarged liver
  • ascites
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • chronic inflammation of muscles in the body called polymyositis
  • abnormally increased pressure in the veins of the liver
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • pancreatitis
  • a condition that results in overproduction of thyroid hormones called Graves' disease

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • anemia
  • confusion
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • depression
  • a change in vision
  • ringing in the ears
  • dry mouth
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • hair loss
  • acne
  • hives
  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • muscle spasm
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • fainting
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • changes in appetite
  • headache
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • gas
  • burping
  • low energy and weakness
  • anxious feelings

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