Side Effects


By Alan Graham.

It is only in recent years that the major drug companies have been forced to list the harmful side effects from using medications. Almost everything that we consume has some sort of side effect, but when you read the warning label on cure all products I wonder why people still use them at all because the cost seems to outweigh any benefits.

Take for example the the Flu Remedy Tamiflu with it’s dozens of awful side effects, seems likely to cause serious damage than cure the ailment. 

Take a look of what you may be in for as your search for relief, and perhaps you will think twice before you take any quick cure medications or even over the counter flu aids.

    • bloody nose or unexplained nosebleeds (occurs mainly in children)
    • burning, dry, or itching eyes (mainly in children)
    • cough
    • dizziness
    • ear disorder (occurs mainly in children)
    • excessive tearing of the eyes (mainly in children)
    • headache
    • redness, pain, or swelling of the eye or eyelid (mainly in children)
    • trouble with sleeping
    • Abdominal or stomach pain 
    • wheezing
    • Pale skin
    • sneezing
    • troubled breathing
    • troubled breathing with exertion
    • unusual bleeding or bruising

    • Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
    • blurred vision 
    • cracked, dry, or scaly skin
    • dry mouth
    • flushed, dry skin
    • fruit-like breath odor
    • increased hunger
    • increased urination
    • mood or mental changes
    • skin rash that is encrusted, scaly, and oozing
    • stomachache
    • unexplained weight loss

    Phlegm-producing cough

  • Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  • arm, back, or jaw pain
  • bloating
  • chest pain or discomfort
  • chest tightness or heaviness
  • diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  • drooling
  • facial swelling
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • fever
  • hoarseness
  • humerus fracture (broken forearm)
  • increased thirst
  • pain
  • shortness of breath
  • tender glands of the jaw and throat
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusual weight loss
  • Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  • chills
  • convulsions (seizures)
  • dark urine
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • fainting
  • fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  • general tiredness and weakness
  • hives or welts
  • itching
  • itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • joint or muscle pain
  • light-colored stools
  • loss of bladder control
  • loss of consciousness
  • muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  • red skin
  • red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  • red, irritated eyes
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • skin rash or itching over the entire body
  • sore throat
  • sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  • sudden loss of consciousness
  • sweating
  • swelling of the face or tongue
  • upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  • weakness
  • yellow eyes and skin
  • Phlegm-producing coughing
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