12 Messed-Up Medical Side Effects for the Hall of Yikes

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12 Messed-Up Medical Side Effects for the Hall of Yikes

Welcome, dear reader, to a world of medical treatments and their often-bizarre side effects. From Kathie Lee Gifford-themed dreams to blue rats, we’ve compiled a list of 12 of the strangest side effects of medical treatments.

From the diabetes-turned-diet medication Ozempic causing users to experience vivid, celebrity-themed dreams, to a vaginal ring with drospirenone and ethinyl causing users to have less sex, fewer orgasms, and the weight loss supplement Alli causing "leakage" and gas, you won’t believe the strange and sometimes dangerous side effects you can experience from medical treatments.

We’ve also included a rare and deadly flesh-eating genital infection caused by a type of diabetes medication (really), as well as the unexpected bonus of improved night vision from a cancer treatment.

So, if you’re looking for a list of the weirdest side effects of medical treatments, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to discover 12 of the most bizarre side effects of medical treatments.

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