METHAZOLAMIDE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • low energy
    • taste impairment
    • decreased appetite
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • depression
    • damage to the kidneys
    • kidney stones
    • bloody urine
    • the appearance of crystals in the urine

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

    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low amount of sodium in the blood
    • excess body acid
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • a blood disorder
    • confusion
    • paralysis
    • nearsightedness
    • ringing in the ears
    • liver tissue death
    • blood in the bowel movement
    • black tarry stools
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • itching
    • hives
    • muscle weakness
    • seizures
    • a fever as a result of taking the medication
    • muscle tremors
    • a skin rash
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis

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

    • a hearing disorder
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • headache
    • excess urination
    • a condition where there is excess sugar in the urine

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