Category Archives: Drug Side Effects

Chantix Side Effects: Depression and Cardiovascular Problems?

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Chantix Side Effects: Depression and Cardiovascular Problems? Chantix, the anti-smoking pill once heralded as a blockbuster drug and a major breakthrough in the science of helping smokers butt out, has been racking up a bad reputation for being linked to psychiatric problems and heart problems.

In a recent study, U.S. researchers said the popular smoking-cessation medication, made by drug maker Pfizer and sold as Champix in Canada, Europe and other countries, was linked to suicidal thoughts and aggression.

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Tamiflu Mental Side Effects: Psychiatric Problems – Children and Teens

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Tamiflu Mental Side Effects: Psychiatric Problems – Children and Teens. So is Tamiflu safe and effective? The answer, it turns out, depends on whom you ask. It’s a resounding yes, if you ask its manufacturer, Swiss drug maker Roche Holding.

It’s a conditional yes, if you ask the world’s health regulators.

And for The Cochrane Collaboration, considered by health experts to be the ‘gold standard’ of medical evidence, the answer is, no — until proven otherwise.

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Truvada Side Effects: Kidney, Liver Problems and Lactic Acidosis

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Truvada Side Effects. What are the side effects of Truvada, a drug used to treat patients with HIV/AIDS? According to truvada.com, the drug has serious side effects which you should watch out for. These are:

1. Lactic acidosis or buildup of an acid in the blood the symptoms of which are as follows:

  • You feel very weak or tired.
  • You have unusual (not normal) muscle pain.
  • You have trouble breathing.
  • You have stomach pain with nausea and vomiting.
  • You feel cold, especially in your arms and legs.
  • You feel dizzy or lightheaded.
  • You have a fast or irregular heartbeat.

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