Potentially Dangerous Reactions to Norvir

Norvir Side Effects Report

Some side effects with Norvir, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. 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)
  • Anemia
  • Symptoms of inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), such as:
 
    • A tender or swollen abdomen
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Fever
    • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Rapid breathing
 
  • Changes in the distribution of fat on your body (such as a "buffalo hump")
  • Unusual or unexplained bleeding
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • Rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
 

Final Thoughts on Norvir Side Effects

You may experience some or none of the Norvir 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 Norvir or other factors. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of Norvir, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 

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