Truvada Side Effects: Kidney, Liver Problems and Lactic Acidosis

April 28, 2017 Hill Fox 0

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 […]

Votrient Side Effects: Weight Loss, Nausea, High Blood Pressure

April 27, 2017 Hill Fox 0

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 […]

Benicar Side Effects (Olmesartan): Diziness and Diarrhea?

April 27, 2017 Hill Fox 0

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 […]

Benzocaine Side Effects and Health Risks on Children

April 27, 2017 Hill Fox 0

Benzocaine Side Effects. Benzocaine, a topical pain reliever usually applied to the gums or the mouth to soothe pain, can be dangerous to your health. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, use of Benzocaine — which is found in over-the-counter drugs such as Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, Orabase, Americaine, and many others — can lead “to a rare but serious—and sometimes fatal—condition called methemoglobinemia”. Metheglobinemia leads to a reduction in the amount […]

Testosterone Booster Side Effects

April 27, 2017 Hill Fox 0

Testosterone Booster Side Effects. Are you taking in a testosterone booster and are wondering about its side effects? The Mayo Clinic has published a helpful list of testosterone booster side effects — whether taken orally, through the nasal route, transdermal delivery, buccal administration, topical application, or intramuscular injection — which you can check out below. If you have any of these symptoms while taking in testosterone boosters, go consult your doctor immediately. Common Testosterone Booster […]