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    Photofrin intravenous

    Side Effects

    List Photofrin intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Photofrin intravenous:

    Common side effects of Photofrin intravenous:

    • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
    • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
    • Accumulation of Fluid in Tissues of the EsophagusSevere
    • AnemiaSevere
    • Atrial FibrillationSevere
    • Chest PainSevere
    • Coughing Up BloodSevere
    • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
    • Fast HeartbeatSevere
    • FeverSevere
    • Heart FailureSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • Stomach CrampsSevere
    • Stricture of EsophagusSevere
    • Throwing Up BloodSevere
    • ThrushSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
    • Visible Water RetentionSevere
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Nausea and VomitingLess Severe
    • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Photofrin intravenous:

    • AnginaSevere
    • Blocked Bowels with Decreased Peristaltic MovementSevere
    • BronchospasmSevere
    • CoughSevere
    • Difficulty SwallowingSevere
    • Fluid in the LungsSevere
    • Inflammation and Infection of the Abdomen LiningSevere
    • Lung Failure causing Loss of BreathSevere
    • Puncture, Tear or Hole in the EsophagusSevere
    • Stomach UlcerSevere
    • Tumor BleedingSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
    • Black Tarry StoolsLess Severe
    • BurpingLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Double VisionLess Severe
    • Extreme Loss of Body WaterLess Severe
    • Eye DiscomfortLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the EsophagusLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
    • Sensitive to LightLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Photofrin intravenous:

    • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
    • Abnormal Connection Between Esophagus and WindpipeSevere
    • Heart AttackSevere
    • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
    • Sepsis Caused by BacteriaSevere
    • StrokeSevere
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • HivesLess Severe
    • Imbalance of Body FluidsLess Severe
    • Throat IrritationLess Severe

    Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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