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Side effect(s) of Tecovirimat

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

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, indigestion, pain in the stomach, taste disturbances

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, attention difficulties, depression, anxiety, mood irritation

Respiratory system: Throat pain with airway disorders

Skin: Rashes, itching, redness, swelling of the face

Others: Fever, weakness, chills, pain in the joints, heart rhythm abnormalities, low hemoglobin level

Treatment with tecovirimat can be discontinued permanently if some serious side effects such as a severe headache, diarrhea, or abnormal changes in ECG are reported.

Other Precautions : • Make sure to complete the entire course of the treatment schedule without missing or skipping a dose of tecovirimat.

• Tecovirimat should not be recommended to other people without a doctor’s approval even if they have similar symptoms, because it may harm them.

Drug Name : Tecovirimat

Tecovirimat can be used to treat human smallpox disease in adult and pediatric patients who weigh at least 13 kg. The drug has a high level of specificity and selectivity against orthopoxvirus, a specific virus responsible for causing the disease.
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