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Side effect(s) of Zidovudine

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

Body as a Whole - Weakness, headache, uneasiness, fever, back, chest pain, flu-like syndrome and generalized pain.

Gastrointestinal - Loss of appetite, constipation, nausea, vomiting, liver, diarrhea, mouth ulcer, indigestion and flatulence.

Heart - Heart disease and fainting.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle pain/inflammation.

Central Nervous System - Anxiety, confusion, depression, dizziness, loss of mental acuity, tingling, seizures, drowsiness and unsteadiness.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing, Cough, abnormal breath sounds/wheezing unny nose and sinus inflammation.

Skin - Changes in skin and nail pigmentation, itching, skin death, rash, hives and increased sweating.

Eye and ENT - Hearing loss, eye swelling, sensitivity to light and taste perversion.

Genitourinary - Urinary frequency and urinary hesitancy, breast enlargement in male.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Zidovudine

Zidovudine(Retrovir) generic is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood.
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