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Side Effects

List febuxostat side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with febuxostat:

Common side effects of febuxostat:

  • RashSevere

Infrequent side effects of febuxostat:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Rare side effects of febuxostat:

  • Abnormal Heart Electrical SignalsSevere
  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Blood coming from AnusSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before LeukemiaSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Function of Bone MarrowSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • Enlarged SpleenSevere
  • GallstonesSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Guillain-Barre SyndromeSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Increase of White Blood CellsSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Interstitial NephritisSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune ResponseSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Throwing Up BloodSevere
  • Abnormal Manner of WalkingLess Severe
  • Abnormal Peeling of SkinLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Body OdorLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Gum PainLess Severe
  • Hair DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Hearing ProblemLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergyLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealityLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Ulcer from Stomach AcidLess Severe
  • Urine Leakage When there is a Strong Desire to VoidLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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