Lamivudine Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • High Blood Levels Of The Lipase Enzyme
  • Numbness And Tingling

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Sore Throat
  • An Infection Of The Ear
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chills
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Enlarged Spleen
  • Anemia
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • Increased Blood Acidity Due To High Levels Of Lactic Acid
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cramps
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Wheezing

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