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What Are the Side Effects of Aciphex?


Updated April 18, 2011

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Question: What Are the Side Effects of Aciphex?

Side effects from taking Aciphex are often minor and either disappear within a few days, or are easily treated. As with any side effects with any medications, if they persist or become severe, you should contact your doctor.

Possible side effects of Aciphex are:

  • Headache
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased or decreased appetite
  • Muscle or bone pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep

There may be other side effects not listed here, so you should always contact your doctor if you have any unusual or concerning symptoms while taking this medication.

Related Information:


"Aciphex." U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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