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Korlym Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Korlym are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
    • Unusual fatigue or tiredness
    • Nausea
    • Loss of appetite
    • Dizziness
  • Muscle weakness or cramping
  • An abnormal or irregular heartbeat
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding
  • Unexplained weight gain or swelling of the arms, legs, ankles, or feet
  • Signs of thyroid problems, such as:
    • Unusual tiredness
    • Increased sensitivity to cold
    • Dry skin
    • Weight gain
    • Constipation
    • Brittle hair and nails.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Korlym side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking Korlym or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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