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Vyndaqel Side Effects

Generic name: tafamidis

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 17, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about tafamidis. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Vyndaqel.

For the Consumer

Applies to tafamidis: oral capsule liquid filled

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, tafamidis (the active ingredient contained in Vyndaqel) 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

  • Cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives, itching, skin rash
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or, tongue
  • tightness in chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

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." O 0

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.