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Acyclovir Side Effects

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Serious Side Effects of Acyclovir

  • rapid or increased heart rate
  • paleness of the skin
  • trouble sleeping (insomnia)
  • easy bruising or bleeding
  • trouble urinating; blood in urine or stools
  • severe stomach pain
  • loss of strength
  • hallucinating, feeling confused, becoming aggressive or having speech problems
  • becoming unconscious
  • loss of control over body movements which may result in shaking, numbness or inability to move certain body parts, or having seizures
  • a new infection with flu-like symptoms such as fever, chills, soreness of the throat, and coughing
  • serious allergic reaction: hives, rash, redness and itching of the skin, swelling of the tongue, throat, mouth, or face and trouble breathing

Common Side Effects of Acyclovir

  • stomach aches or vomiting
  • bowel changes which may cause diarrhea
  • feeling dizzy, lightheaded, tired, or easily agitated or angered; headaches
  • trouble seeing
  • enlargement of the hands or feet
  • aching of the joints
  • loss of hair