Side effect(s) of Nelfinavir

Last Updated on May 11, 2022
Review the side-effects of Nelfinavir as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Diarrhea, nausea, flatulence and rash.

Body as a Whole- Abdominal pain, accidental injury, allergic reaction, weakness, back pain, fever, headache, malaise, pain and redistribution/accumulation of body fat

Gastrointestinal- Loss of appetite, indigestion, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver inflammation, mouth ulceration, inflammation of pancreas and vomiting.

Blood- Anemia, decrease in white blood cell and platelet counts.

Metabolic- Increased liver enzyme levels, increase or decrease in cholesterol/sugar/urea in blood, dehydration and abnormal liver function tests.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle/joint pain, joint inflammation and muscle cramps/pain/weakness.

Central Nervous System - Anxiety, depression, dizziness, emotional lability, overactive, sleeplessness, migraine, tingling, epilepsy, sleep disorder, drowsiness and suicidal thoughts.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing and inflammation of pharynx/nose/sinus.

Skin- Skin inflammation/infections, rash, itching, sweating and hives.

Eye and ENT - Eye inflammation.

Genitourinary- Kidney stones, sexual dysfunction and urine abnormality.

Other Precautions : *Follow the instructions carefully.

Drug Name : Nelfinavir

Nelfinavir(Viracept) generic is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It blocks a substance that is needed for the HIV virus to multiply.
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