FARESTON 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

  • nausea
  • drug-induced hot flashes

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high amount of calcium in the blood
  • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • changes in the visual field
  • abnormal function of the cornea in the eye
  • overgrowth of the uterine lining
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood

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

  • dry eye
  • dizziness
  • visible water retention
  • vomiting

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cancer of the uterus
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a heart attack
  • a clot in the lung
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • heart failure
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • a blood clot
  • enlarged fatty liver
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • polyps of the lining of the uterus or the endometrium
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • pain in the muscles or bones

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

  • depression
  • double vision
  • constipation
  • skin inflammation
  • skin discoloration
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • excessive sweating
  • muscle tremors
  • trouble breathing

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