Ketoconazole Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Skin Rash
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Itching

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Discolored Tongue
  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Problems Metabolizing Alcohol
  • Skin Redness
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Taste Impairment
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Acute Skin Rash
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Hardening Of The Liver
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Deficiency Of A Substance That Promotes Masculinization
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Increased Hunger
  • Irregular Periods
  • Low Sperm Count
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Visual Sensitivity To Light

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