Truvada Side Effects: Kidney, Liver Problems and Lactic Acidosis

Truvada Side Effects. What are the side effects of Truvada, a drug used to treat patients with HIV/AIDS? According to, 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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Votrient Side Effects: Weight Loss, Nausea, High Blood Pressure

Votrient Side Effects: Weight Loss, Nausea, High Blood Pressure. Last April, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the drug Votrient (generic name: pazopanib) to treat “patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma who have previously received chemotherapy”.

Reports, such as a Daily Mail story, claim that Votrient has less burdensome side effects but it is still very important to familiarize ourselves with what these side effects are.

According to the FDA’s press release the most common Votrient side effects are as follows: fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, weight loss, high blood pressure, decreased appetite, vomiting, tumor and muscle pain, hair color changes, headache, a distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, and skin discoloration.

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Benicar Side Effects (Olmesartan): Diziness and Diarrhea?

Benicar Side Effects. What are the side effects of the high blood pressure drug olmesartan (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP and Golme in India, and Erastapex in Egypt)? The National Library of Medicine lists dizziness, swelling, hoarseness, and breathing/swallowing difficulty as the most common side effects.

However, a new study by Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist Dr. Joseph Murray found that some patients who took the drug reported gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea, vomiting, severe nausea, and weight loss which are symptoms of celiac disease. These disorders reportedly disappeared when the patients stopped taking in olmesartan.

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