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deferiprone

Side Effects

List deferiprone side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with deferiprone:

Common side effects of deferiprone:

  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Abnormal Urine ColorLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of deferiprone:

  • RashSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of deferiprone:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Adult Respiratory Distress SyndromeSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Blood coming from AnusSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Disease of the Retina of the EyeSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Increase in the Number of Platelets in the BloodSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Small and Large Intestine InflammationSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Coughing Up BloodLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Fluid Accumulation Around the EyeLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Optic Disk EdemaLess Severe
  • The Presence of Sugar in the UrineLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe

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