HOW IS CHAGAS DISEASE TREATED?
Today Chagas disease is treatable; there are currently two drugs used to treat the disease, both of which are administered in the form of pills.
The most common side effects associated with treatment for Chagas disease are as follows:
- skin reactions
- abdominal pain
- sleep disturbances
- 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.