SULAR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands

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

  • headache

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • worsening angina
  • low blood pressure
  • a skin rash
  • chest pain

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

  • throat irritation
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • dizziness
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • nausea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • diabetes
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • anemia
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • detachment of the retina of the eye
  • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
  • combined inflammation of cornea and conjunctiva of eye
  • a heart attack
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • ventricular premature beats
  • chronic heart failure
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • overgrowth of gums onto teeth
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • muscle inflammation
  • trouble breathing
  • chest tightness
  • an enlarged liver
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • peripheral venous insufficiency
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • an abnormal but slight slowing of the heart called first degree atrioventricular block
  • cellulitis
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • confusion
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • depression
  • lazy eye
  • a change in vision
  • pink eye
  • inflammation of the eyelid
  • excessive watery eyes
  • eye itching
  • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
  • ringing in the ears
  • an earache
  • bruising under the skin
  • laryngitis
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • asthma
  • dry mouth
  • canker sores
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • indigestion
  • the inability to have an erection
  • inflammation or infection of the vagina
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • skin inflammation
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • acne
  • dry skin
  • hives
  • skin discoloration
  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • inflammation of the covering of a tendon
  • muscle pain
  • leg cramps
  • drowsiness
  • memory loss
  • fainting
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • taste impairment
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
  • numbness
  • puffy face from water retention
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
  • decreased appetite
  • weight gain
  • weight loss
  • increased hunger
  • nosebleed
  • cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • urination during the night
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • streaks or black specks due to floating eye matter
  • abnormal dreams

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