What are the possible side effects of argatroban (Acova)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- feeling like you might pass out;
- easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
- blood in your urine;
- black, bloody, or tarry stools;
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
- any bleeding that will not stop;
- pain or burning when you urinate;
- sudden numbness or weakness, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
- sudden severe headache, confusion, sudden changes in your senses of taste or touch;
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- cough with yellow or green mucus, stabbing chest pain, feeling short of breath;
- slow heart rate, weak pulse, slow breathing (breathing may stop); or
- chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling.
Less serious side effects may include:
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain;
- back pain; or
- bleeding around the IV needle.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.