Read the side effects of Bexarotene as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Underactive thyroid, headache, weakness, rash, anemia, nausea, infection, swelling in the extremities, abdominal pain, dry skin, diarrhea, fatigue/lethargy, liver function test abnormalities, muscle spasm and confusion.
Body as a Whole
Chills, chest pain, sepsis and yeast infections.
Bleeding, high blood pressure, heart failure, fainting and fast heart rate.
Constipation, dry mouth, flatulence, intestinal inflammation, indigestion, gum inflammation, liver failure and blood in stool.
Eosinophilia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.
Increased level of blood cholesterol and sugar and changes in weight.
Joint pain, muscle pain and bone pain.
Central Nervous System
Depression, agitation, incoordination, stroke, dizziness, sensory loss and nerve disease.
Inflammation of pharynx, lung, difficulty in breathing, lung infection, increased cough, lung swelling, blood-stained sputum and oxygen deficiency.
Skin ulcer, pimples, hair loss, skin scar and normal drainage from a healing wound.
Eye and ENT
Dry eyes, eye inflammation, ear pain, ear infection and visual defect.
Blood in urine, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection, urinary urgency, painful urination, abnormal kidney function and breast pain.
Other Precautions :
* Avoid excess dosage.