Rifater Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Hepatitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Stool Color
  • Diarrhea
  • Discolored Saliva
  • Discolored Sputum
  • Discolored Sweat
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Joint Pain
  • Lack Of Vitamin B6
  • Muscle Pain
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Throwing Up
  • Thrush

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acquired Low Blood Count Due To Destruction Of Red Cells
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Joints Due To Gout Attack
  • Acute Pustular Eruptions On Skin
  • Blood Disorder
  • Bronchospasm
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Decrease In The Optic Disk Of The Eye
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Blood-Clotting From Low Vitamin K
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Disorder Of The Brain
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excess Body Acid
  • Fever Caused By Administration Of A Drug
  • Giant Hives
  • Gout
  • Group Of Skin Disorders That Resemble Blisters
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Damage
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Muscle Problems
  • Pancreatitis
  • Porphyria
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Psychosis Caused By A Poisonous Agent
  • Rash
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis
  • Seizures
  • Serious Blood Clotting Problem
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Toxic Effect On Brain Or Spinal Cord Function
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vasculitis
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Acne
  • Cannot Focus Thoughts
  • Confused
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Heartburn
  • Hives
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Pain
  • Pink Eye
  • Problem Behavior
  • Problem With Periods
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Rash
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Sore Throat
  • Sore Tongue
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Tear Color Change
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Uncoordinated

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