Behavior in case of severe side effects
The occurrence of severe side effects during treatment is rare. However, here are some suggestions and recommendations for what to do if you experience a side effect that requires immediate medical attention.
Increasing difficulty in breathing (especially when at rest)
Severe pain that is not relieved by previously prescribed pain relievers
An increase in temperature of more than 38°C, with or without signs of a cold or infection
Severe nausea with or without vomiting more than twice a day, even though you have been taking your prescribed anti-nausea medication
Diarrhea more than 6 times a day, with or without lower abdominal cramps, even though you have been taking your prescribed anti-diarrhea medication
Unilateral pain in the arm or lower leg, with or without swelling
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please contact us at our office phone or outside of office hours at the cell phone number provided. In urgent emergencies you can reach the following emergency medical services:
- Ambulance / Medical emergency: 112
- Pharmacy on duty: www.aponet.de
If you are treated by emergency services, please remember to show your treatment plan so that the doctors can provide appropriate treatment.