Olsalazine Oral Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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  • irritation of the stomach or intestines
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • depression
  • a common cold
  • indigestion
  • itching
  • joint pain
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • heartburn
  • abdominal bloating
  • upper abdominal pain
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • blurred vision
  • dry eye
  • ringing in the ears
  • high blood pressure
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
  • bronchospastic lung disease
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • kidney stones
  • bloody urine
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • erythema nodosum, a skin condition with red and painful nodules
  • chills
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • lung tissue problem
  • sudden worsening of ulcerative colitis
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • mood changes
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • dry mouth
  • the inability to have an erection
  • abnormally long or heavy periods
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • hair loss
  • muscle pain
  • cramps
  • fever
  • muscle tremors
  • decreased appetite
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • gas
  • difficult or painful urination
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • irritability
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