Side EffectsAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Equetro. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Equetro include, but are not limited to:
- Coordination problems.
(Click Equetro Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider. To read about some of the specific side effects of this medication, click on the following articles:
Drug Interactions With EquetroEquetro can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Equetro Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Absence seizures (petit mal seizures)
- Anemia or other blood disorders
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Thyroid problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Equetro and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Equetro and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Equetro Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)