SPORANOX Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a common cold

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

  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • headache
  • nausea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • shingles
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • high blood pressure
  • canker sores
  • a fever as a result of taking the medication
  • visible water retention
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • ringing in the ears
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • throat irritation
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • indigestion
  • disorder of the digestive system
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • constipation
  • inflammation of the bladder
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • breast pain
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • pain
  • muscle tremors
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • hearing loss
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • left ventricular heart failure
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • fluid in the lungs
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • pancreatitis
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis

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

  • confusion
  • a change in vision
  • inflammation of the gums
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • hair loss
  • hives
  • joint pain
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • taste impairment
  • numbness
  • a change in voice
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • abnormal dreams
  • fast heartbeat

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