PREZISTA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • excessive fat in the blood
    • a skin rash
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • intense abdominal pain

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • abdominal bloating
    • a high alanine transaminase level
    • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

    • indigestion
    • itching
    • hives
    • low energy
    • decreased appetite
    • gas

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • liver inflammation resulting from an abnormal immune response
    • liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
    • chronic inflammation of muscles in the body called polymyositis
    • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
    • a condition that results in overproduction of thyroid hormones called Graves' disease
    • osteonecrosis, the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply
    • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

    • high cholesterol
    • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
    • skin inflammation
    • joint pain
    • muscle pain
    • fever
    • high blood sugar
    • generalized weakness
    • abnormal dreams
    • abnormal fat distribution associated with HIV

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