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Side Effects

List propylthiouracil side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with propylthiouracil:

Common side effects of propylthiouracil:

  • ItchingSevere
  • RashSevere

Infrequent side effects of propylthiouracil:

  • Joint PainSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of propylthiouracil:

  • Allergic Reaction causing Inflammation of Blood VesselsSevere
  • Decrease in the Blood-Clotting Protein ProthrombinSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • GlomerulonephritisSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of Blood Vessels of the KidneySevere
  • Intense Abdominal PainSevere
  • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
  • Kidney InflammationSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • Periarteritis NodosaSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Skin Condition Marked by Red and Painful NodulesSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
  • Skin UlcerSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • A Change in Saliva SecretionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Skin DarkeningLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Underactive ThyroidLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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