Accolate side effects

While taking Accolate, remember that your doctor has prescribed you this medication because he has judged the benefits for you greater than the risk of side effects. While most people taking Accolate do not have serious side effects, there are some you should look out for.

How does it work?

  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Malaise
  • Nausea

If any of these side effects continue or get worse, you should inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately. If your doctor finds that you are allergic to this medication, or have experienced liver problems from it, do not take Accolate again.

Serious side effects

Seek immediate medical attention if you notice more serious side effects like:

  • Severe stomach and abdominal pain
  • Persistent nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Yellowing of the eyes and skin
  • Dark urine
  • Mental or mood changes resulting in agitation, aggression, hallucinations, abnormal dreams, depression, or suicidal thoughts
  • Worsening shortness of breath
  • Tingling sensation in the hands and feet
  • Muscle and joint aches
  • Coughing up blood
  • Signs of infection like a fever or persistent sore throat
  • Swelling of the hands and feet
  • Chest pain
  • Easy bruising and bleeding

Allergic reactions

Very serious allergic reactions are unlikely, but may include symptoms of:

  • Rash
  • Itching and swelling of the face, tongue, and throat
  • Severe dizziness
  • Difficulty breathing