MYCAPSSA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • disorder of the digestive system
  • constipation
  • backache
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • loose stools
  • diarrhea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • intense abdominal pain
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • gallstones
  • bowel movements containing much fat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • depression
  • a change in vision
  • indigestion
  • itching
  • dizziness
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • headache
  • an abnormal stool color
  • ineffective painful straining of stool or urine
  • generalized weakness
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • low blood sugar
  • diabetes insipidus
  • inadequate vitamin B12
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • paranoia
  • suicidal behavior
  • increased pressure in the eye
  • changes in the visual field
  • hearing loss
  • a heart attack
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bleeding within the skull
  • a blood clot
  • appendicitis
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • blockage of normal bile flow
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • kidney failure
  • kidney stones
  • decreased kidney function
  • seizures
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • aphasia, a loss of the ability to speak and understand language
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • pituitary gland infarction
  • cellulitis
  • a blood clot in a retinal vein
  • hemiparesis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • a migraine headache
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • enlarged breasts
  • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
  • hair loss
  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • memory loss
  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms
  • visible water retention
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
  • abdominal bloating
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a decrease in how often a woman menstruates
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder
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