Side effect(s) of Pentamidine

Read the side effects of Pentamidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Most Common- Vomiting, infection and loss of appetite.

Body as a Whole - Night sweats, allergic reaction, body odor, swelling in the face/leg, fever, lethargy and chills.

Heart- Stroke, high/low blood pressure, palpitations, poor blood circulation, fainting, fast heart rate and dilatation of blood vessels.

Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal cramps, abdominal pain, constipation, dry mouth, indigestion, inflammation of stomach/gum, gastric ulcer, hernia, increased saliva, oral ulcer/abscess and enlargement of the spleen.

Blood- Anemia, eosinophilia and decreased volume of blood cells.

Liver - Liver enlargement and liver dysfunction/inflammation.

Metabolic- Increased/decreased sugar level and decreased calcium concentration.

Musculoskeletal- Joint/muscle pain and gout.

Central Nervous System- Headache, anxiety, confusion, depression, drowsiness, frequent mood changes, hallucination, sensory loss, sleeplessness, memory loss, nerve pain, personality disorder, tingling, peripheral nerve damage, seizure, tremors and vertigo.

Genitourinary- Kidney damage and miscarriage.

Respiratory - Chest pain, cough, asthma, shortness of breath and wheezing.

Skin- Desquamation, dry and breaking hair, dry skin, redness, itching, rash and hives.

Eye and ENT- Bad taste, inflammation of eyelid, conjunctiva, blurred vision, contact lens discomfort, eye pain or discomfort, nonspecific odor and smell.



Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.
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