Brand Names : Retrovir, Apo-Zidovudine, Novo-AZT, AZT
Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects.
Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may
need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects
Abdominal discomfort; confusion; convulsions (seizures); diarrhea; fast, shallow breathing; general feeling
of discomfort; loss of appetite; mood or mental changes; muscle pain, tenderness,
weakness, or cramping; nausea; shortness of breath; sleepiness
Other side effects may occur
that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away
during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with
your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you
notice any other effects, check with your doctor.