ZYKADIA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal liver function tests

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

  • constipation
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • dehydration
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • kidney failure

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

  • generalized disorder of peripheral nerves
  • disturbance in the ability of the eye to focus
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • indigestion
  • nerve pain
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
  • numbness
  • a skin rash
  • difficulty swallowing
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • abnormal sensations of the skin
  • photopsia, a sensation of flashing lights in the eye
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • pancreatitis

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

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