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Caprelsa Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Caprelsa are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing or difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
  • Severe or persistent diarrhea
  • Blurred vision
  • Depression or mood changes
  • A rash or other skin reactions, such as:
    • Dryness
    • Acne
    • Itchiness
    • Blisters or sores on your skin or in your mouth
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • An irregular or fast heartbeat
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Extreme tiredness or fatigue
  • Problems breathing, shortness of breath, or a new or worsening cough
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Coughing up blood, vomiting blood, or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Difficulty seeing or speaking, confusion, loss of coordination, weakness in an arm or leg, or a severe headache
  • Seizures.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Caprelsa side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any adverse reactions while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to Caprelsa, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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