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Side Effects of Zuplenz

Just like any medicine, Zuplenz can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medicine will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
 
Some of the most common side effects of Zuplenz include but are not limited to:
 
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
(Click Zuplenz Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Zuplenz can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Zuplenz Drug Interactions for more information).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking this drug if you have:
 
  • Liver problems, including cirrhosis
  • An arrhythmia (an irregular heart rhythm), especially long QT syndrome
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Zuplenz and Pregnancy).
     
  • Are breastfeeding (see Zuplenz and Breastfeeding).
     
  • Have severe or constant nausea or vomiting that does not improve with Zuplenz. Also, talk with your healthcare provider if you are vomiting blood.
     
  • Have severe vomiting and diarrhea. This combination of problems can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Zuplenz Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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