Sustiva Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Depression
  • Itching

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormal Fat Distribution Associated With HIV
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Hallucinations
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • High Cholesterol
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Nervousness

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Condition That Results In Overproduction Of Thyroid Hormones Called Graves' Disease
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Skin Ulcer
  • A State Of Stupor And Unresponsiveness Catatonia
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Blistering Of The Skin
  • Chronic Inflammation Of Muscles In The Body Called Polymyositis
  • Confusion
  • Dead Skin
  • Delusions
  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight
  • Dysphasia, The Inability To Arrange Words In An Understandable Way
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Manic Behavior
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Paranoia
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Wheezing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • Abnormal Absorption Of Food Nutrients In The Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depersonalization, A Disconnection Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or Identity
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Inflammation Of A Hair Follicle
  • Joint Pain
  • Memory Loss
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

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