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Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Emcyt are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
    • Numbness or weakness on one side of the body or the face
    • A sudden, severe headache
    • Sudden confusion or problems speaking or understanding
    • Problems with walking, coordination, or balance
    • Partial or complete loss of vision
  • Signs of a blood clot in the lung, such as:
    • Sudden shortness of breath
    • Cough
    • Chest pain
  • Redness, swelling, pain, or tenderness in an arm or leg, which could be signs of a blood clot
  • Pain, pressure, or discomfort in the chest
  • Swelling of the hands, legs, ankles, or feet
  • Unexplained weight gain
  • Dark, bloody, or tarry stools
  • Vomiting blood
  • Signs of infection, such as:
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
    • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Pale stool
    • Upper-right abdominal (stomach) pain
  • An increase in blood pressure
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
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