Zytiga Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Zytiga are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • An irregular, rapid, or forcefully beating heart (palpitations)
  • Dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Muscle weakness
  • Swelling in your legs or feet
  • Leg pain or cramps
  • Shortness of breath, especially during physical exertion
  • Blood in the urine or problems urinating
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
 
    • Dark urine
    • Loss of appetite
    • Fatigue or excessive tiredness
    • Pain in the upper-right area of the abdomen (stomach)
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Zytiga 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 side effects while taking Zytiga or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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