- Xenical - only under medical supervision
- Side effects
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All drugs can cause side effects, but many people either do not have them at all, or have minor side effects. Talk to your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or cause for concern when using Xenical:
Urgent urge to defecate, a sharp carminative; inability to control bowel movements; increased number of bowel movements; oily stool, oily spotting.
An urgent need to consult a doctor if you are using Xenical there any of these serious side effects:
- Severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue), blood in the urine, new or unusual back pain, severe or persistent pain in the stomach (nausea and vomiting or not); symptoms of liver damage (eg, yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, pale stools, loss of appetite, severe or persistent nausea).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. For any questions about the side effects you need to see a doctor.
Side effects from the body
In general, the side effects of Xenical are mild and transient. Because the drug is not absorbed systemically, the most limited adverse effects of gastrointestinal tract and first expansion pharmacological activity of the drug.
During clinical trials, approximately half of all cases of side effects from the gastrointestinal tract associated with treatment ksenikalom, lasted less than a week, and most remained no more than four weeks. However, these side effects may last for some people over 6 months or longer.
Side effects, including oily spotting, gas with discharge, fecal urgency, fatty or oily stool, oily evacuation, increased defecation and fecal incontinence have been reported in approximately 5% of patients. Cholelithiasis was detected in 2 of 9% of cases. Other side effects include abdominal pain
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and discomfort, nausea, infectious diarrhea, rectal pain or discomfort, toothache, sore gums and vomiting. There was one case of constipation.
Rare cases of hypersensitivity while taking Xenical include itching, rash, urticaria, angioedema, bronchoconstriction, and anaphylaxis. There was one case of cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis.
Side effects from the respiratory tract include influenza, upper respiratory tract infection, lower respiratory tract infections, and ear, nose and throat.
Side effects of the musculoskeletal system include back pain, pain in the lower extremities, arthritis
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, Myalgia, arthralgia
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Side effects in the nervous system include headache and dizziness.
Dermatologic side effects include rash and dry skin, as well as rare cases of bullous eruption.
Side effects from the genitourinary system include menstrual disorders and vaginitis. Sometimes there are urinary tract infection.
Psychiatric side effects include anxiety and depression.
Side effects from the cardiovascular system include dizziness, peripheral edema, throbbing headaches, rare cases of hypertension.
Hematologic side effects include a decrease of prothrombin, increased INR and unbalanced anticoagulant treatment - changes in hemostatic parameters in patients receiving anticoagulants and ksenital simultaneously.
Metabolic side effects may include hypoglycemia in obese patients with diabetes, rare cases of diabetic ketoacidosis, polyuria and polydipsia.
Effects on liver
Effects on the liver include rare cases of increased transaminases and alkaline phosphatase, and exceptional cases of hepatitis. It has not been established a causal relationship, or the physiological and pathological mechanisms between hepatitis and treatment ksenikalom. Cases of jaundice, weakness and abdominal pain.
Side effects include kidney rare cases of acute kidney disease.
Other side effects include fatigue, sleep disturbances and otitis
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