What are the possible side effects of cidofovir (Vistide)?
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 serious side effects:
- urinating less than usual or not at all;
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- any change in your vision; or
- increased thirst and urination, loss of appetite, weakness, constipation.
Less serious side effects are more likely to occur, such as:
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of...
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What are the precautions when taking cidofovir (Vistide)?
Before using cidofovir, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other antivirals (e.g., ganciclovir); or to probenecid; or to other sulfa drugs (e.g., sulfamethoxazole); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: severe kidney disease.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: diabetes, ganciclovir eye implant, mild/moderate kidney disease.
This drug may cause vision changes. Do not drive, use machinery, or...
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