Tell the doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if the patient does not feel well while he/she is taking Hemator.
All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. The patient may need medical treatment if he/she gets some of the side effects.
Do not be alarmed by these lists of possible side effects. The patient may not experience any of them. Ask the doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions the patient may have.
Tell the doctor if the patient notices any of the following side effects and worries him/her: swelling of fingers, eyelids, face or lower legs due to fluid build up (see the doctor immediately if fluid build up is severe); indigestion, upset stomach, wind, feeling of bloating; nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting; diarrhoea; constipation; dry mouth; swelling, aching, cramping or stiffness in joints or muscles; pain in the bones or along veins; headache; dizziness, light-headedness or vertigo (spinning sensation); tiredness, weakness, feeling generally unwell; numbness, coldness or tingling in fingers and toes; difficulty sleeping, feeling anxious, depressed, confused or forgetful; change in sense of taste; rash, eczema, itching, dry skin, darkening or lightening of skin; symptoms of sunburn (such as redness, itching, swelling or blistering of the skin) which happens more quickly than normal; irritated, red, runny or itchy eyes, blurred vision; ringing in the ears; changes in appetite and weight; hair loss; sweating during the night; throat pain; cough or cold symptoms; loss of interest in sex, problems with sexual function; breast enlargement, nipple pain, painful periods; reddening and/or swelling on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet which may be accompanied by tingling sensation and burning pain; slowing of growth in children and adolescents.
Tell the doctor immediately if the patient gets any of the following side effects: severe allergic reaction that can result in difficulty breathing, dizziness; rapid weight gain, swelling of the extremities (calves, ankles), generalised swelling such as swelling of the face (signs of water retention); weakness, spontaneous bleeding or bruising, frequent infections with signs such as fever, chills, swollen glands, sore throat or mouth ulcers (signs of low level of blood cells); Pale skin, tiredness, breathlessness, dark urine (signs of break down of red blood cells); Pain and having difficulty walking; Cough, difficult or painful breathing, wheezing, pain in chest when breathing (signs of lung infections/disorders); Muscle weakness, muscle spasms, abnormal heart rhythm (signs of changes in level of potassium in the blood); Muscle spasms, fever, red-brown urine, kidney disorders, pain or weakness in muscles (signs of muscle disorders); severe abdominal pain, vomiting blood, black or bloody stools, swelling of the abdomen/fluid within the abdomen, constipation, stomach pain (signs of gastrointestinal disorders); thirst, weight loss and severely decreased urine output (signs of low intake of drinks/fluids); nosebleeds or any other unusual bleeding; vision impairment, blurred vision, blood in eye; Nausea, loss of appetite, dark-coloured urine or yellowing of the skin or eyes (signs of liver disorders); nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever (signs of inflammatory bowel disease); Severe rash, red skin, blistering of the lips, eyes, skin or mouth, skin peeling, fever, red raised or purple skin patches, itching, burning, pustular eruption (signs of skin disorder); severe skin rash, itching, hives, blisters or peeling skin, which may be accompanied by fever, chills, headache, swollen glands, stomach pain or aching joints and muscles; Inflammation of the skin caused by an infection (sign of cellulitis); blood in the urine; severe headache, weakness or paralysis of limbs or face, difficulty speaking, sudden loss of consciousness (signs of nervous system disorder such as bleeding or swelling in the brain); seizures (fits); swelling and pain in one part of the body (signs that clots in blood vessels); crushing chest pain, fever, tiredness, irregular heart beat (signs of heart disorders such as heart attack, angina); muscle weakness, muscle spasms, abnormal heart rhythm (signs of changes in level of potassium in the blood); pelvic pain sometimes accompanied by nausea and vomiting, unexpected vaginal bleeding, (signs of gynaecological disorder); nausea, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, clouding of urine, tiredness and/or joint discomfort associated with abnormal laboratory (such as high potassium, uric acid, and phosphorous levels and low calcium levels in the blood); Severe headache, dizziness, blurred vision (signs of increased pressure inside skull).
The previously mentioned side effects may be serious. The patient may need urgent medical attention.
Tell the doctor if the patient notices anything else that is making him/her feel unwell.
Other side effects not listed here or not yet known may happen in some people. Some of these side effects can only be found by laboratory testing.