Saquinavir Mesylate Capsule Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Pneumonia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Fat Distribution Associated With HIV
  • Diarrhea
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Prolonged P-R Interval Observed On EKG
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Canker Sores
  • Constipation
  • Dry Skin
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Itching
  • Taste Impairment
  • The Flu

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition That Results In Overproduction Of Thyroid Hormones Called Graves' Disease
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • 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
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Increased Pressure In The Veins Of The Liver
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia, A Type Of Blood Cancer
  • An Enlarged Liver
  • Ascites
  • Atrioventricular Block, A Type Of Slow Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blockage Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Inflammation Of Muscles In The Body Called Polymyositis
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Dehydration
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Stones
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Pancreatitis
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Unconsciousness

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Small, Soft Skin Growth Called Cutaneous Papilloma
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Acne
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Anemia
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Arthritis
  • Burping
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Confusion
  • Constriction Of Blood Vessels Of The Extremities
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fainting
  • Gas
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Visible Water Retention

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