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Aptivus Side Effects to Report

Some side effects with Aptivus, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Depression
  • Signs of bleeding in the brain, including:
 
    • Decreased consciousness
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Severe headache
    • Seizures
    • Confusion
 
  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
 
    • Fatigue or a general ill feeling (malaise)
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea
    • Yellow eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Tenderness near the liver (the upper-right abdomen)
    • Pale stools
 
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Any unusual or unexplained bleeding or bruising
  • Changes in the distribution of fat on your body (such as a "buffalo hump")
  • High cholesterol or high triglycerides
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • A rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
 

Less Common Aptivus Side Effects

Rare Aptivus side effects occur in less than 2 percent of people taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to determine whether they are actually caused by Aptivus or other factors.
 
These less common side effects include but are not limited to:
 
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