Valganciclovir HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Detachment Of The Retina Of The Eye
  • Fever
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • Bleeding
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Hallucinations
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Seizures

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Bloody Urine
  • Confusion
  • Eye Pain
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Night Sweats
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Ascites
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Acne
  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cramps
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dizziness
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Indigestion
  • Infertility In Women
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Pain
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throat Irritation
  • Visible Water Retention

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