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What side effects do Technivie and ribavirin have?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include fatigue, general weakness, headache, anxiety, flu-like symptoms, insomnia, cough, shortness of breath, hair loss, skin rash, itching, muscle or joint pain, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Technivie can raise liver enzymes. Ribavirin may cause hemolytic anemia, usually within 2 weeks after starting treatment. This can cause or worsen heart disease.

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