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Tafamidis Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 22, 2024.

Applies to tafamidis: oral capsule liquid filled.

Serious side effects of Tafamidis

Along with its needed effects, tafamidis may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking tafamidis:

Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tafamidis: oral capsule.


Very common (10% or more): Diarrhea, upper abdominal pain

Common (1% to 10%): Flatulence[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Urinary tract infection, vaginal infection

Common (1% to 10%): Cystitis[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Myalgia, arthritis


Common (1% to 10%): Cataract


Common (1% to 10%): Sinusitis


Common (1% to 10%): Asthenia

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Balance disorder


Common (1% to 10%): Skin ulcer, hyperhidrosis

Frequently asked questions


1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics."

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.