Zidovudine side effects, toxicity

What are the possible Zidovudine side effects, liver and heart possible problems, Zidovudine toxicity and allergic reactions, side effects.




Zidovudine (Oral)

Stop using this medication and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these other serious side effects:

  • liver damage - nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
  • lactic acidosis - muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, nausea with vomiting, and fast or uneven heart rate
  • pancreatitis - severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate
  • peripheral neuropathy - numbness, tingling, or pain in your hands or feet
  • easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, pale skin
  • white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
  • any other signs of new infection

Less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as:

  • sleep problems (insomnia), strange dreams
  • mild nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation
  • muscle or joint pain
  • headache, tired feeling
  • skin rash; or
  • changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and trunk)

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

Zidovudine (Injection)

Stop using this medication and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these other serious side effects:

  • liver damage - nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
  • lactic acidosis - muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs, trouble breathing, nausea with vomiting, and fast or uneven heart rate
  • easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, pale skin
  • white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
  • any other signs of new infection

Less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as:

  • mild nausea, vomiting, constipation
  • sleep problems (insomnia)
  • muscle or joint pain
  • headache, tired feeling
  • skin rash
  • pain or irritation where the medicine was injected; or
  • changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and trunk)

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.











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