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Didanosine Coupon - Didanosine 250mg capsule

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DIDANOSINE, ddI (dye DAN oh seen) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others. Compare HIV NRTIs.
Didanosine Coupon - Didanosine 250mg capsule
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Didanosine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Discuss any new symptoms with your doctor. You will need to have important blood work done while on this medicine.

HIV is spread to others through sexual or blood contact. Talk to your doctor about how to stop the spread of HIV.

Do not treat severe stomach pain, nausea or vomiting with over-the-counter medicines. Contact your doctor.

Alcohol can increase the risk of developing severe side effects when taken with this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

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

Nausea and vomiting

stomach pain

tingling, burning, numbness, and pain in the hands or feet

Rare

Convulsions (seizures)

fever and chills

shortness of breath

skin rash and itching

sore throat

swelling of the feet or lower legs

unusual bleeding and bruising

unusual tiredness and weakness

yellow skin and eyes

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach discomfort

anxiety

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blindness

bloating

blood in the urine or stools

blue-yellow color blindness

blurred vision

change in the color of the eye

chest pain

clay colored stools

cold sweats

coma

confusion

constipation

cool, pale skin

cough

dark urine

decreased appetite

decreased vision

depression

diarrhea

difficulty with moving

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

dry eyes

dry mouth

eye pain

fast heartbeat

fast, shallow breathing

flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

general feeling of discomfort

headache

hives

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

indigestion

joint pain

light-colored stools

loss of appetite

loss of consciousness

muscle aching, cramping, or pain

nightmares

painful or difficult urination

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

pinpoint red spots on the skin

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

right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness

shakiness

sleepiness

slurred speech

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

stomachache

sweating

swollen glands

swollen joints

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

unexplained weight loss

unsteadiness or awkwardness

weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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:

More common

Difficulty with sleeping

irritability

restlessness

Incidence not known

Acid or sour stomach

belching

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

full feeling

hair loss or thinning of the hair

heartburn

indigestion

lack or loss of strength

passing gas

redistribution or accumulation of body fat

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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