Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

    • throat irritation
    • a sore throat
    • a stuffy and runny nose
    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • stuffy nose
    • dry mouth
    • taste impairment
    • headache
    • throat dryness
    • a change in voice
    • hoarseness
    • cough
    • nausea
    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • thrush
    • a hormone disorder where the body produces high levels of cortisol called Cushing's syndrome
    • a common cold

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

    • irritation of the mouth
    • indigestion
    • inflammation or infection of the vagina
    • pain with menstruation
    • joint pain
    • flu-like symptoms
    • changes in appetite
    • vomiting

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a fungal infection in the esophagus due to Candida
    • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
    • depression
    • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
    • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
    • pneumonia
    • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • decreased calcification or density of bone
    • a skin rash
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • puffy face from water retention
    • paradoxical bronchospasm

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

    • mood changes
    • a migraine headache
    • pink eye
    • an earache
    • laryngitis
    • bronchitis
    • a painful, red or swollen tongue
    • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
    • neck pain
    • muscle pain
    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • weight gain
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • chest pain
    • heartburn
    • nervousness
    • intense abdominal pain
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