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mitotane

Side Effects

List mitotane side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with mitotane:

Common side effects of mitotane:

  • Problem with Adrenal GlandSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of mitotane:

  • CataractsSevere
  • Disease of the Retina of the EyeSevere
  • Double VisionSevere
  • Inflammation of the Bladder with HemorrhageSevere
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Inducing of a Relaxed Easy StateLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • SluggishnessLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

Rare side effects of mitotane:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
  • Underactive ThyroidSevere
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Mental ImpairmentLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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