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Daraprim Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms. If you get a skin rash, stop taking your medicine and contact your doctor right away.

Do not get pregnant while taking this drug. Talk to your doctor about effective birth control methods.

You may need to take folinic acid while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your health care professional.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Black, tarry stools

blood in urine or stools

cough or hoarseness

fever or chills

irritation or soreness of tongue

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

pinpoint red spots on skin

unusual bleeding or bruising


Bleeding or crusting sores on lips

chest pain or discomfort

muscle cramps or pain

redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin

skin rash

sores, ulcers, and/or white spots in mouth

sore throat

unusual tiredness or weakness

Frequency not known

Blood in urine


difficulty swallowing


fainting spells

fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat



joint or muscle pain


pale skin

pounding or rapid pulse

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue

rapid breathing

red, irritated eyes

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

shortness of breath

swollen glands

tightness in chest

unexplained bleeding or bruising


Symptoms of overdose

Abdominal or stomach pain

convulsions (seizures)

increased excitability

vomiting (severe and continuing)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common


loss of appetite



Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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