Just like any medicine, Bethkis can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the possible side effects seen with Bethkis include but are not limited to:
- Worsening lung problems
- Abnormal breathing sounds
- An increase in red blood cell sedimentation rate (a blood test that can indicate inflammation in the body)
- A change in voice (hoarseness).
(Click Bethkis Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Bethkis may react with a few other medicines (see Bethkis Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Hearing problems
- A balance disorder or dizziness
- A disorder that affects your muscles, such as myasthenia gravis or Parkinson's disease
- Had an organ transplant
- Breathing problems, such as wheezing, coughing, or chest tightness
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Bethkis and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Bethkis and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bethkis Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)