KEVEYIS 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

    • low energy
    • taste impairment
    • abnormal sensations in the head
    • decreased appetite
    • weight loss
    • an increased need to urinate often
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • depression
    • damage to the kidneys
    • itching
    • a skin rash
    • the appearance of crystals in the urine

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

    • a sore throat
    • joint pain
    • muscle spasm
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • muscle twitching
    • numbness
    • headache
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • low energy and weakness

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • excess body acid
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • a blood disorder
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • nearsightedness
    • heart failure
    • liver tissue death
    • renal tubular necrosis, a kidney disorder
    • kidney stones
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • hives
    • muscle weakness
    • stupor
    • seizures
    • a fever as a result of taking the medication
    • muscle tremors
    • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • accidental falls
    • unsteady walking

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

    • constipation
    • memory loss
    • fainting
    • a distorted sense of smell called parosmia
    • vomiting
    • nervousness
    • irritability
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