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Side Effects With Crixivan to Report

There are a number of side effects with Crixivan that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • 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)
  • Kidney stones
  • Changes in the distribution of fat on your body (such as a "buffalo hump")
  • Signs of destruction of red blood cells (known as hemolytic anemia), such as:


    • Chills
    • Fatigue
    • Pale skin
    • Shortness of breath
    • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia)


  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as a rash, hives, itching, swelling of the mouth or throat, wheezing, or difficulty breathing.

Final Thoughts on Crixivan Side Effects

It is possible that you may experience some or none of the Crixivan side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to tell whether any particular side effect (such as nausea) is actually caused by Crixivan or other factors. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking Crixivan or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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