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thioguanine

Side Effects

List thioguanine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with thioguanine:

Common side effects of thioguanine:

  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Reduction in the Body's Resistance to InfectionSevere

Infrequent side effects of thioguanine:

  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
  • Kidney Disease caused by Increased Uric Acid in the BodySevere
  • Unsteady WalkingSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of thioguanine:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Excess Liver Fibrous TissueSevere
  • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere

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