Oxygen FAQ

Up to date, expert answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about oxygen supply systems, respiratory care and pulse oximetry written by OCC & collaborators.

What side effects should patients be aware of?

▪ Possible side effects of NMV/r include altered or impaired sense of taste, diarrhea, increased blood pressure, heart rate changes, and muscle aches. Allergic reactions, abdominal pain, nausea, and malaise have also been reported during and after NMV/r use.

▪ Possible side effects of molnupiravir include diarrhea, dizziness, and nausea.

▪ Most people have no side effects, or very mild side effects. However, patients who develop severe or distressing side effects should contact their health care team to discuss the relative risk of stopping the treatment course compared to continuing the course.

-By EPiC FHI360

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