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Table 3 Knowledge on the side effects of treatment for lymphatic filariasis of the sampled population, Agusan del Sur, Philippines, 2005

From: Factors associated with the acceptance of mass drug administration for the elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Side effects of treatment for lymphatic filariasis* Percent
Dizziness/nausea 18.0
Headache 7.4
Body weakness 5.6
Vomiting 4.7
Abdominal pain 4.3
Sleepiness 3.5
Rashes/itchiness 2.7
Fever 1.7
Difficulty in breathing/chest pain 0.5
Diarrhea 0.3
Chills 0.2
Others 1.0
  1. *with multiple responses