Acyclovir Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Not Feeling Well

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Anemia
  • Bloody Urine
  • Coma
  • Confused
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Delirium
  • Disorder Of The Brain
  • Dysarthria
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Rash
  • Seizures
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Involuntary Quivering
  • Kidney Pain
  • Pain
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Uncoordinated

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