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Review: Complera side effects

In this review, we analyze Complera side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Complera. The review is based on 56 people who have side effects while taking Complera from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Complera

Complera (latest outcomes from 64 users) has active ingredients of emtricitabine; rilpivirine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection.

On Dec, 2, 2014: 56 people who reported to have side effects when taking Complera are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Blepharitis (chronic inflammation of the eyelid)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Leptin Level Increased (increased level of appetite and metabolism regulating hormone leptin)Myositis (inflammation of the muscles)Vision BlurredBad BreathAches And Pains In BonesRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)DiarrhoeaBleeding GumsDeath
Rash (redness)Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsFeeling DrunkAdrenal Insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Lactose Intolerance (inability to digest lactose)Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (cancer of b cells, a type of white blood cell)
Acute Hepatic FailureTinnitus Aggravated (a ringing in the ears)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Night Sweats (sweating in night)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Nervous System Disorder (a general class of medical conditions affecting the nervous system)
VomitingMyelitis Transverse (a neurological condition consisting of an inflammatory process of the spinal cord)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Renal Disorder (kidney disease)
Weight DecreasedResidual Function Decreased

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Death
Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)Rash (redness)
Adrenal Insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)
Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (cancer of b cells, a type of white blood cell)Weight Decreased
Nephrotic Syndrome (kidney disease with proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and oedema)Vomiting
Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
Weight Gain PoorNight Sweats (sweating in night)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aAdrenal Insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)n/a
Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)DeathNephrotic Syndrome (kidney disease with proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and oedema)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Urinary Tract InfectionAbasia (inability to walk)Acute Hepatic Failure
Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (cancer of b cells, a type of white blood cell)Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)Abnormal DreamsRash (redness)
Bleeding GumsWeight DecreasedDepressionMyositis (inflammation of the muscles)
Pathogen ResistanceNight Sweats (sweating in night)Myelitis Transverse (a neurological condition consisting of an inflammatory process of the spinal cord)Vision Blurred
Lactose Intolerance (inability to digest lactose)VomitingRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Myalgia (muscle pain)ConstipationLeptin Level Increased (increased level of appetite and metabolism regulating hormone leptin)
Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)Hydronephrosis (water inside the kidney)Tinnitus Aggravated (a ringing in the ears)
Pneumonia Primary Atypical (primary atypical pneumonia which were probably caused by mycoplasma pneumoniae)Drug Administration Error

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I was prescribed tenofovir since 2006 in many of the combination medications for hIV treatment. doctors did not inform me of the risks. In May of 2014 I was diagnosed with CKD 3. Tis wen un checks all theses years. I was taken off Atripla "to see if my leg pain would go away" and restarted 3 months later on Complera and within days I started suffering from full body pain. The doctors insisted i stay on the medication. Then i was prescribed Stribild in 2013 and my GFR declined to 36. No doctor has yet to warm me of any side effects even when i ask they say there are no side effects. How can someone go to a doctor 6 times a year and have blood drawn 6 times or more a year and they not know you have a kidney problem.? No attorney will take my case.

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • A year in on complera and I am feeling extreme fatigue and unusual tiredness.

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • A year in on complera and I am feeling extreme fatigued. The medication is affective, however......this fatigue is not helping me with my daily life.

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  • What causes a high concentration of mature mucus strands in the body
    (Asked by a 35 year old man who has Hiv Infection, Gastric Disorder, and takes Complera)
    I had a Lapband removed via emergency surgery a year ago. Shortly after was infected with HIV. Began ART regiment three months post infection. My body has responded with to ART regiment viral load went from 85000 to 85 copies at last measurement in January. Three months into the ART regiment I no ...

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