Adverse effects of treatment

The most common side effects associated with treatment for Chagas disease are as follows:

  • skin reactions
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • sleep disturbances
  • fatigue
  • joint pain

Occasionally, therapy can produce more severe side effects, such as fever or vomiting, which in rare cases may lead to withdrawal of treatment.

Consult your doctor immediately if you develop any side effects, even if these are not severe.