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Side Effects

List diazoxide side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with diazoxide:

Common side effects of diazoxide:

  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • High Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Water RetentionSevere
  • Worsening of Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of diazoxide:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of diazoxide:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Diabetic Hyperosmolar ComaSevere
  • Diabetic KetoacidosisSevere
  • Escape of Intravenous Medications into Surrounding TissuesSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • GoutSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Nephrotic SyndromeSevere
  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Subconjunctival HemorrhageSevere
  • AnemiaLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Blind Spot in the EyeLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellLess Severe
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Excessive Watery EyesLess Severe
  • Fever caused by Administration of a DrugLess Severe
  • Generalized Disorder of Peripheral NervesLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Kidney Problems Causing a Decreased Amount of Urine to be PassedLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Skin Infection due to a Candida YeastLess Severe
  • Swollen Lymph NodesLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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