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Betaserc Side Effects

Common Betaserc Side Effects


The most commonly reported Betaserc side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Vomiting (2)
Atrioventricular Block Second Degree (1)
Apathy (1)
Hepatic Cyst (1)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased (1)
Cholestatic Liver Injury (1)
Fatigue (1)
Convulsion (1)
Confusional State (1)
Hypertension (1)
Skin Odour Abnormal (1)
Lower Limb Fracture (1)
Loss Of Consciousness (1)
Incorrect Dose Administered (1)
Micturition Frequency Decreased (1)
Paraesthesia (1)
Sense Of Oppression (1)
Sciatica (1)
Rhabdomyolysis (1)
Somnolence (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Betaserc Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Betaserc reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Betaserc on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Cholestatic Liver Injury, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
This is a report of a 84-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from SWITZERLAND, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Betaserc (dosage: NA, start time: Feb 03, 2012), combined with:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Rocephin
  • Amlodipin Actavis
  • Zoloft
  • Nexium
  • Mycostatin
  • Haldol
  • Ferinject
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Cholestatic Liver Injury
  • Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
  • Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Betaserc treatment in male patients, resulting in cholestatic liver injury side effect.

Transient Ischaemic Attack, Paraesthesia, Skin Odour Abnormal, Loss Of Consciousness, Somnolence, Confusional State, Fatigue, Apathy, Hepatic Cyst
This report suggests a potential Betaserc Transient Ischaemic Attack, Paraesthesia, Skin Odour Abnormal, Loss Of Consciousness, Somnolence, Confusional State, Fatigue, Apathy, Hepatic Cyst side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CROATIA (local name: Hrvatska) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: deafness,diabetes mellitus and used Betaserc (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2004. Soon after starting Betaserc the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Paraesthesia
  • Skin Odour Abnormal
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Somnolence
  • Confusional State
  • Fatigue
  • Apathy
  • Hepatic Cyst
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Glurenorm (1 Df, Qd)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide W/cilazapril
  • Moduretic 5-50 (1 Df, Qd)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (1 Df, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Betaserc demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as transient ischaemic attack, may still occur.

Convulsion, Sciatica, Headache
This Convulsion, Sciatica, Headache problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from BRAZIL. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: dizziness,insomnia,blood cholesterol increased,convulsion. On NS this consumer started treatment with Betaserc (dosage: 1 Df, A Day). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Clonazepam (0.25 Mg, At Night)
  • Simvastatin (1 Df, At Night)
  • Phenytoin
  • Trileptal (2 Df, (1 Tablet In The Morning And 1 Tablet At Night))
  • Trileptal (2 Df, (1 Tablet In The Morning And 1 Tablet At Night))
When commencing Betaserc, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Convulsion
  • Sciatica
  • Headache
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as convulsion, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Atrioventricular Block Second Degree, Heart Rate Decreased, Sense Of Oppression
This is a report of a 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Betaserc (dosage: Unk Ukn, Unk) starting Jan 17, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ditropan (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Trospium Chloride (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Daily)
  • Lyrica (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Tanganil (Unk Ukn, Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Atrioventricular Block Second Degree
  • Heart Rate Decreased
  • Sense Of Oppression
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Betaserc treatment could cause the above reactions, including atrioventricular block second degree, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Hypertension, Micturition Frequency Decreased
A 67-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from BRAZIL with the following symptoms/conditions: ear disorder started Betaserc treatment (dosage: 1 Tablet, Qd) on NS. Soon after starting Betaserc treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Hypertension
  • Micturition Frequency Decreased
Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin
  • Ancoron
  • Insulin (30 Cc)
  • Diovan (160 Mg, Qd)
  • Sinvacor (1 Tablet, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Betaserc.

Lower Limb Fracture
A 65-year-old female patient from SWITZERLAND (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: meniere's disease,ophthalmologic treatment,osteoporosis and was treated with Betaserc(dosage: NA). The treatment was initiated on Jan 01, 2004. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Lower Limb Fracture
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Betaserc efficacy:
  • Acular
  • Fosamax
  • Calcimagon D3
  • Nexium
  • Vitamine A
  • Boniva
  • Protagent
  • Lacrycon
The patient was hospitalized.

Vomiting
In this report, Betaserc was administered for the following condition: NA.A male consumer from (weight: NA) started Betaserc treatment (dosage: NA) on Jul 07, 2006.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Vomiting
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Zoxon
  • Penester
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Leucovorin Calcium
  • Fluorouracil (400 Mg/m?, Iv Bolus D1+d2 Followed By 5-fu 2400 Mg/m? Over 46-hour Continuous Infusion.)
The patient was hospitalized.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Betaserc treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Incorrect Dose Administered, Rhabdomyolysis
This is a report of the following Betaserc side effect(s):
  • Incorrect Dose Administered
  • Rhabdomyolysis
A 60-year-old male patient from SWITZERLAND (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: NA and received a treatment with Betaserc (dosage: NA) starting: Feb 28, 2006.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Beloc
  • Neurontin
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Cellcept
  • Aspirin
  • Pantozol
  • Sandimmune
  • Plavix
The patient was hospitalized.This report suggests that a Betaserc treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Vomiting
This Betaserc report was submitted by a male consumer from (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: NA and Betaserc was administered (dosage: NA) starting: Jul 07, 2006. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Vomiting
Other drugs used simultaneously:
  • Zoxon
  • Penester
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Leucovorin
  • Fluorouracil (400 Mg/m?, Iv Bolus D1+d2 Followed By 5-fu 2400 Mg/m? Over 46-hour Continuous Infusion.)
The patient was hospitalized.Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Betaserc treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.



Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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