Effient Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure
  • nosebleed
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • excessive fat in the blood
  • headache
  • bruising
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bleeding
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • trouble breathing
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • backache
  • pain in the arms or legs
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • cough
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • chest pains unrelated to heart problems
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • bleeding from the retina
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • bleeding within the skull
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • bleeding in the abdomen
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
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