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Side Effects

List nitisinone side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with nitisinone:

Common side effects of nitisinone:

  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Liver CancerSevere

Infrequent side effects of nitisinone:

  • CataractsSevere
  • Corneal ScarSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Discolored Spots and Small Elevations of the SkinSevere
  • Dry SkinSevere
  • Inflammation of the Cornea of the EyeSevere
  • Inflammation of the EyelidSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • Pain in the EyeSevere
  • Pink EyeSevere
  • PorphyriaSevere
  • Sensitive to LightSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere

Rare side effects of nitisinone:

  • An Eruption of a Mucous MembraneSevere
  • Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Brain TumorSevere
  • Broken BoneSevere
  • BronchitisSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • Excessive ThirstSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Hyperactive BehaviorSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Red Blood in Bowel MovementSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Significant Decrease in Lung FunctionSevere
  • Turn BlueSevere
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Tooth DiscolorationLess Severe

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