FURADANTIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis

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

  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abnormal color of urine

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • megaloblastic anemia
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • generalized disorder of peripheral nerves

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

  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency anemia
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • pseudotumor cerebri, a condition with high fluid pressure in the brain
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • inflammation of the salivary glands
  • liver tissue death
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • itching
  • hives
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • a skin rash
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • pancreatitis
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • lazy eye
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • hair loss
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • chills
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

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