FLUCONAZOLE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • headache
    • nausea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • itching
    • a skin rash

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

    • indigestion
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • decreased appetite
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • intense abdominal pain

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • decreased function of the adrenal gland
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
    • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
    • prolonged QT interval on EKG
    • acute liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • blockage of normal bile flow
    • 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
    • seizures
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
    • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

    • high cholesterol
    • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
    • hair loss
    • muscle pain
    • difficulty sleeping
    • fever
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • muscle tremors
    • taste impairment
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • generalized weakness
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

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