Emtriva side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Emtriva side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Emtriva. The review is based on 1,185 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Emtriva

Emtriva has active ingredients of emtricitabine. (latest outcomes from Emtriva 1,191 users)


On Jan, 30, 2019

1,185 people who take Emtriva are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Emtriva side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Vomiting
  • Rash maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
  • Pregnancy
  • Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Oral disorder (mouth disease)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Cushing's syndrome (obesity, a rounded face, increased fat)
  • Cushingoid (obesity and weakening of the muscles)
  • Diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Hodgkin's disease (cancer originating from white blood cells)
  • Total lung capacity decreased
  • Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
  • Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  • Neutropenic sepsis (whole body infection is caused by a condition in which the number of white blood cells (called neutrophils) in the blood is low. neutrophils help the body to fight infection)
  • Stillbirth (a birth of dead foetus)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Abdominal pain lower
6 - 12 months:
  • Hypothermia (body temperature drops below the required temperature for normal metabolism and body functions)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Pelvic fracture
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Pregnancy
  • Restrictive pulmonary disease (reduction in total lung capacity)
  • Stillbirth (a birth of dead foetus)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Urine output decreased
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
1 - 2 years:
  • Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Tachyphrenia (abnormally rapid mental activity)
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv))
  • Blood cholesterol increased
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • White blood cell count increased
2 - 5 years:
  • Hyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)
  • Perforated ulcer
  • Pathological fracture (broken bone caused by disease)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Death
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Feeling hot
5 - 10 years:
  • Blood phosphorus decreased
  • Hypophosphataemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of phosphate in the blood)
10+ years:
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
not specified:
  • Premature baby
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Abortion induced (medically referred abortion)
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome (immune recovery syndrome)
  • Pneumonia
  • Treatment failure
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Weight decreased
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Stillbirth (a birth of dead foetus)
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Pregnancy
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  • Abortion induced (medically referred abortion)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Vomiting
  • Congenital tricuspid valve stenosis (narrowing of heart valve by birth)
male:
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Weight decreased
  • Hypertriglyceridaemia (excess of triglycerides in the blood)
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome (immune recovery syndrome)
  • Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Tearfulness (excess tearing)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Congenital tricuspid valve stenosis (narrowing of heart valve by birth)
  • Premature baby
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis (heart valve disorder in which outflow of blood from the right ventricle of the heart is obstructed at the level of the pulmonic valve)
  • Stillbirth (a birth of dead foetus)
  • Syndactyly (a condition wherein two or more digits are fused together)
  • Lower limb fracture
  • Pregnancy
  • Spina bifida (incomplete closing of the embryonic neural tube)
  • Trisomy 21 (a chromosomal disorder that results in the presence of an additional third chromosome 21)
2-9:
  • Drug resistance (reduction in effectiveness of a drug)
  • Blood lactic acid increased
10-19:
  • Pregnancy
  • Blood bilirubin unconjugated increased
  • Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  • Blood chloride decreased
  • Cushingoid (obesity and weakening of the muscles)
  • Dermatitis allergic (inflammation of the skin due allergic reaction)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Premature delivery
  • Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
20-29:
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Renal tubular disorder (disease of kidney tubules)
  • Vomiting
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv))
  • Blood bilirubin increased
  • Hallucination, auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)
  • Hospitalisation
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Intra-uterine death
  • Maternal drugs affecting foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)
30-39:
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Stillbirth (a birth of dead foetus)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Social avoidant behaviour (avoiding social connection a personality disorder)
  • Urosepsis (secondary infection that occurs when a urinary tract infection spreads to the bloodstream)
  • Vomiting
  • Adrenal insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids)
  • Pregnancy
  • Premature rupture of membranes
40-49:
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Tearfulness (excess tearing)
  • Hypertriglyceridaemia (excess of triglycerides in the blood)
  • Immune reconstitution syndrome (immune recovery syndrome)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  • Weight decreased
  • Abscess (pus)
  • Pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart)
50-59:
  • Viral load increased
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Treatment failure
  • Blood creatinine increased
  • Abdominal pain
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
60+:
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • Renal disorder (kidney disease)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Shock haemorrhagic (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin due to excess bleeding)
  • Bone pain
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Fear
  • Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
  • Pyrexia (fever)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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