Saquinavir mesylate Side Effects
Brand Names: Fortovase, Invirase
Please note - some side effects for Saquinavir mesylate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Saquinavir mesylate - for the Consumer
Applies to: capsules; tablets
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Saquinavir mesylate:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Saquinavir mesylate:
Anxiety; blurred vision; body fat changes; changes in sexual desire; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; dry lips or skin; gas; headache; heartburn; mouth sores; nausea; night sweats; sleeplessness; stomach discomfort; taste changes; tenderness or bleeding of the gums; tiredness; vomiting; warts; weight gain.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); back pain; blood in the vomit or stools; chest tightness or pain; confusion; coughing up blood; dark urine; depression or thoughts of suicide; difficulty urinating; excessive thirst, hunger, or urination; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever; flu-like symptoms; itching; loss of appetite; loss of coordination; numbness or tingling; pain in muscles or joints; pale stools; reddened, blistered, or swollen skin; seizures; severe or persistent cough; severe or persistent dizziness or lightheadedness; shortness of breath; stomach pain or tenderness; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual vaginal discharge or odor; unusual weakness; white patches in the mouth; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch .Top
- Fortovase Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Fortovase MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Invirase Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Invirase Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Invirase Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Invirase MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Invirase Consumer Overview
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