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Side effect(s) of Peramivir

Read the side effects of Peramivir as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, constipation, mouth ulcers or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

Cardiovascular system: Increased blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat

Central Nervous System: Hallucinations, confusion, restlessness, difficulty in sleeping, delirium and abnormal behavior

Respiratory: Hoarseness, cough, wheezing or difficulty in breathing

Skin: Erythema and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are notable side effects to be watched for

Others: Fever, chills, joint or muscle pain, swelling of the face or tongue, red or irritated eyes



Other Precautions :  Patients are advised to report as early as possible when serious skin reactions or neuropsychiatric reactions occur.
The use of peramivir should not be recommended for patients below 18 years of age as there is no safety data for these age groups.

Drug Name : Peramivir

Peramivir generic Peramivir is prescribed for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients 18 years of age and above who have had the symptoms for not more than 2 days. It works by stopping the spread of the flu virus in the body and prevents the new virus from emerging out of the infected cells. Also, peramivir helps by shortening the time of flu symptoms such as runny or stuffy nose , fever, sore throat, cough, muscle or joint pain. It is the only intravenous medicine approved by FDA available for treating swine flu when patients do not respond to other existing antiviral treatments (oseltamivir resistance or unable to take zanamivir inhalation).
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