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    Side Effects

    List Evista side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Evista:

    Common side effects of Evista:

    • Chest PainSevere
    • FeverSevere
    • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or HandsSevere
    • Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
    • InfectionSevere
    • Inflammation Of The BladderSevere
    • Inflammation Or Infection Of VaginaSevere
    • Leg CrampsSevere
    • RashSevere
    • Sinus Irritation And CongestionSevere
    • Throat IrritationSevere
    • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
    • "Change Of Life" SignsLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Evista:

    • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And IntestinesSevere
    • Inflammation Of The Voice BoxSevere
    • Migraine HeadacheSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • ArthritisLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • Discharge From The VaginaLess Severe
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • Irritation Of The Stomach Or IntestinesLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Muscle PainLess Severe
    • Weight GainLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Evista:

    • Blood ClotSevere
    • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The ExtremitiesSevere
    • GallstonesSevere
    • Lung EmbolismSevere
    • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood ClotSevere
    • Retinal ThrombosisSevere
    • StrokeSevere
    • Inflammation Of A VeinLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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