CRIXIVAN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood

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

  • nausea
  • intense abdominal pain
  • abnormal fat distribution associated with HIV

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • kidney stones
  • backache
  • dizziness
  • a skin rash
  • vomiting
  • high blood sugar
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • indigestion
  • fever
  • taste impairment
  • changes in appetite
  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • depression
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • acute liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • kidney failure
  • pyelonephritis, infection and inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • decreased kidney function
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • itching
  • hives
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • stones in the urinary tract
  • chronic inflammation of muscles in the body called polymyositis
  • 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 cholesterol
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • inflammation and infection of nail cuticle
  • hair loss
  • dry skin
  • darkening of the skin
  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • low energy
  • cough
  • abdominal bloating
  • reduced sensation in the mouth

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