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Side Effects of ZortressJust like any medicine, Zortress may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Swelling of the legs, ankles, or feet
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Anemia (low red blood cell count).
Drug InteractionsZortress may react with a number of other medicines (see Zortress Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Had a heart transplant
- High cholesterol or high triglycerides
- Skin cancer or a family member who has had skin cancer
- Genetic problems digesting galactose (a sugar), such as glucose-galactose malabsorption or Lapp lactase deficiency
- An infection of any kind
- Plans to receive a vaccine
- A blood clotting disorder
- Anemia or other blood cell problems
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Zortress and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Zortress and Breastfeeding).