Virtrate-K Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular check ups. You will need to have blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
You may need to be on a special diet while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about the foods that you eat and the vitamins that you take. Also, ask your doctor how much fluid you need to drink.
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.
Stop taking this medicine and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:
Abdominal or stomach pain or cramping (severe)
black, tarry stools
vomiting (severe), sometimes with blood
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
irregular or fast heartbeat
mood or mental changes
muscle pain or twitching
nervousness or restlessness
numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
shortness of breath, difficult breathing, or slow breathing
swelling of feet or lower legs
unusual tiredness or weakness
weakness or heaviness of legs
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:
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.