28 Aug 2009
The risks or side effects that you may experience while on Tikosyn are stated below. (I hope I have interpreted it right when I said side effects).
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Tikosyn:
Dizziness; headache; nausea; respiratory tract infection.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Tikosyn:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; dark urine; difficulty breathing; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fainting; heart attack; pale stool; paralysis; pounding in the chest; stopping of the heart; sudden death; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
Please see link below for detailed information about the effects it may have on affected body systems.
- Tikosyn Information for Consumers
- Tikosyn Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tikosyn (detailed)
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