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Side Effects

List fosphenytoin injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with fosphenytoin injection:

Common side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Fever caused by Administration of a DrugSevere
  • Involuntary Eye MovementSevere
  • RashSevere
  • StutteringSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
  • UncoordinatedSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Genital ItchingLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • StuporLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

  • ConfusedSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • Fluid Accumulation in the BrainSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • High Pressure Within the SkullSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • Slurred SpeechSevere
  • Swollen TongueSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Hearing ProblemLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Lazy EyeLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Pelvic PainLess Severe
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weak ReflexesLess Severe

Rare side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

  • A Disorder of the Body's Use of CalciumSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Heart BlockSevere
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm ProblemSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation of the Middle Tissue Heart MuscleSevere
  • Kidney InflammationSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Level of Granulocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Multiple Organ FailureSevere
  • Muscle InflammationSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Purple Glove SyndromeSevere
  • Severely Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Inadequate Folic AcidLess Severe
  • TwitchingLess Severe

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