KETOCONAZOLE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • itching
  • a fever as a result of taking the medication
  • a skin rash
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dry mouth
  • a discolored tongue
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • hair loss
  • dry skin
  • hives
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • chills
  • taste impairment
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nosebleed
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • problems metabolizing alcohol
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • decreased blood platelets
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • liver tissue death
  • hardening of the liver
  • liver failure
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • an acute skin rash
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • high pressure within the skull
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • deficiency of a substance that promotes masculinization
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • visual sensitivity to light
  • low sperm count
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • irregular periods
  • increased hunger
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