Viramune Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Canker Sores
  • Fever
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Fat Distribution Associated With HIV
  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain

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 Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Enlarged Liver
  • Anemia
  • Chronic Inflammation Of Muscles In The Body Called Polymyositis
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Pink Eye
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Drowsiness
  • Joint Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Vomiting

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