Rilpivirine 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.
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:
Abdominal or stomach fullness
changes in behavior
cloudy or bloody urine
feeling sad or empty
gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
lack of appetite
loss of interest or pleasure
severe nausea or vomiting
swelling of the face, feet, or lower legs
thoughts of killing oneself
yellow eyes or skin
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:
Abdominal or stomach discomfort
fear or nervousness
sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
Decreased amount of fat from your legs, arms, or face
increased amount of fat in the upper back and neck, or around the chest and stomach area
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.