PROCYSBI Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • dehydration
  • the flu
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • fever
  • a skin rash
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • low energy and weakness
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • pink eye
  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • joint pain
  • pain in the arms or legs
  • low energy
  • body odor
  • decreased appetite
  • bad breath
  • cough
  • an infection of the ear
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • depression
  • a sore throat
  • dizziness
  • muscle tremors
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • anemia
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • pseudotumor cerebri, a condition with high fluid pressure in the brain
  • optic disk edema
  • eye pain
  • high blood pressure
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • skin stretch marks
  • decreased calcification or density of bone
  • seizures
  • decreased blood volume
  • scoliosis, or curvature of the spine
  • formation of fibrous tissue in the colon
  • an abnormal growth or appearance of the skin
  • joint hyperextension
  • acquired genu valgum, or knock knee
  • a break or fracture of the vertebrae or back bones called a compression fracture
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • thin fragile skin
  • drowsiness
  • leg pain
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