ELITEK Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • extreme breathing difficulty
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • throat irritation
  • constipation
  • a skin rash
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • high amount of phosphate in the blood
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • water retention
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • destruction of red blood cells
  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • supraventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • acute kidney failure
  • seizures
  • chest pain
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • muscle spasm
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