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flucytosine

Side Effects

List flucytosine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with flucytosine:

Common side effects of flucytosine:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of flucytosine:

  • ConfusedSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

Rare side effects of flucytosine:

  • Anemia due to Depressed Bone MarrowSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Small and Large Intestine InflammationSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Ulcer of the DuodenumSevere
  • Hearing LossLess Severe
  • Low Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetLess Severe

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