As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Accolate®
); however, not everyone who takes the medication will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Accolate. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
Common Side Effects With Accolate
Accolate has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occur in a group of people taking the drug are documented and are then compared to those that occur in another group of people not taking the medicine. In these studies, the most common Accolate side effects included:
- Headaches -- in up to 12.9 percent of people
- Infections -- up to 3.5 percent
- Nausea -- up to 3.1 percent
- Diarrhea -- up to 2.8 percent.
Some other common reactions (occurring in 1 percent to 2 percent of people) included:
- General pain
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Accidental injury
- Muscle pain
- Back pain
- Indigestion or heartburn.