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fosphenytoin injection

Does fosphenytoin injection have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with fosphenytoin injection:

Common side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
Involuntary Eye MovementSevere
Fever caused by Administration of a DrugSevere
Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
Genital ItchingLess Severe
ItchingLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
StuporLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
Fluid Accumulation in the BrainSevere
High Blood PressureSevere
Swollen TongueSevere
Slurred SpeechSevere
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
Numbness and TinglingSevere
High Pressure Within the SkullSevere
Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
Feeling RestlessLess Severe
Lazy EyeLess Severe
Double VisionLess Severe
Hearing ProblemLess Severe
Dry MouthLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
ChillsLess Severe
Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
Taste ProblemsLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
Pelvic PainLess Severe
Weak ReflexesLess Severe
NervousLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe

Rare side effects of fosphenytoin injection:

Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
Multiple Organ FailureSevere
Purple Glove SyndromeSevere
Heart BlockSevere
Slow HeartbeatSevere
Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
Heart Ventricle Rhythm ProblemSevere
Inflammation of the Middle Tissue Heart MuscleSevere
Severely Low Blood PressureSevere
Acute Liver FailureSevere
Kidney InflammationSevere
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
Muscle InflammationSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
High Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
A Disorder of the Body's Use of CalciumSevere
Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
Low Level of Granulocytes in the BloodSevere
Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
TwitchingLess Severe
Inadequate Folic AcidLess Severe

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