TIKOSYN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • chest pain

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

  • headache

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • bundle branch block
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • slow heartbeat
  • fainting
  • visible water retention
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • an accidental injury

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

  • a migraine headache
  • a common cold
  • backache
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • flu-like symptoms
  • a skin rash
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a heart attack
  • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • complete stoppage of the heart
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • limp or flaccid paralysis

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

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