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Side effect(s) of Telotristat ethyl

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

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, loss of appetite, bloating or excess gas production, liver function tests abnormalities, constipation, abdominal pain, rarely bowel obstruction or intestinal perforation

Central nervous system: Headache, depression

Cardiovascular: Peripheral edema (swelling of hands or feet)

Others: Fecaloma or fecal impaction, fever, allergic reaction



Other Precautions :  All the tablets should be kept in their original package.
The tablets of telotristat ethyl should not be taken either in smaller or larger amounts or for longer periods than recommended.
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should take telotristat ethyl tablets only after the approval of a medical specialist and require close and careful monitoring while on the treatment.

Drug Name : Telotristat ethyl

Telotristat ethyl generic Telotristat ethyl, a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor, is prescribed for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in combination with somatostatin analog (SSA) in adults who shows inadequate response to SSA therapy alone. Telotristat ethyl works by blocking the production of serotonin in the body and thereby reduces the frequency of bowel movements in patients with carcinoid syndrome. Patients who suffer from carcinoid syndrome have high serotonin levels, which leads to diarrhea or frequent bowel symptoms, stomach pain, warmth, redness or tingly feeling.
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