Vansil Side Effects

Generic Name: oxamniquine

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug oxamniquine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Vansil.

It is possible that some side effects of Vansil may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

Applies to oxamniquine: oral capsule

Stop taking oxamniquine (the active ingredient contained in Vansil) and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; shortness of breath; closing of your throat; or hives).

Rarely, seizures have occurred, most often in patients who already have epilepsy or another seizure disorder. Seek medical attention in the case of a seizure.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take oxamniquine and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • a headache, dizziness, or drowsiness; or

  • abdominal pain, decreased appetite, or vomiting.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.

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