Purixan Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Reduction In The Body's Resistance To Infection
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • An Infection
  • Anemia
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Skin Rash
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Uric Acid In The Body Resulting In Kidney Disease
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Darkening Of The Skin
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Nausea

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Abnormally Increased Pressure In The Veins Of The Liver
  • Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Overactive Macrophage Immune Cells
  • Pancreatitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight
  • Low Blood Sugar

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