Chloroquine Hcl Solution Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Disturbance In The Ability Of The Eye To Focus
  • Headache
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Itching

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Bleached Hair
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Discoloration Of Nail
  • Discoloration Of The Mouth
  • Hair Loss
  • Nausea
  • Skin Discoloration

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Disorder Of The Peripheral Nerves That Enable Movement Called Peripheral Motor Neuropathy
  • A Disorder Of The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • Abnormal Heart Electrical Signals
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Atrioventricular Block, A Type Of Slow Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiomyopathy, A Disease Of The Heart Muscle
  • Changes In The Visual Field
  • Corneal Opacity, A Scarring Disorder That Results In Clouding Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Vision At Night
  • Drug Therapy That Worsens Or Flares Psoriasis
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extrapyramidal Symptoms As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Maculopathy
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Ototoxicity, Damage To The Inner Ear That Affects Hearing Or Balance
  • Personality Disorders
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, A Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Confusion
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Generalized Disorder Of Peripheral Nerves
  • Hallucinations
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Peripheral Sensory Nerve Disorder
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Weak Reflexes

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