TIOPRONIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • bruising under the skin
  • canker sores
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • itching
  • elastosis perforans serpiginosa, an elastic tissue disease
  • hives
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • abnormal peeling of skin
  • thin fragile skin
  • dry skin
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • a blood disorder
  • vocal cord swelling
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • bloody urine
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • fever
  • chills
  • visible water retention
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • trouble breathing
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • taste impairment
  • a distorted sense of smell called parosmia
  • generalized weakness
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • chronic heart failure
  • goodpasture's syndrome
  • throat irritation
  • bronchiolitis, or inflammation of the smallest breathing passages
  • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
  • kidney failure
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • coughing up of blood
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dry mouth
  • chapped lips
  • indigestion
  • neck pain
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • numbness
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • abdominal bloating
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a loss of taste
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