Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • blurred vision
    • irritation of the stomach or intestines
    • itching
    • headache

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

      • discoloration of the mouth
      • discoloration of nail
      • hair loss
      • bleached hair
      • skin discoloration
      • a skin rash
      • decreased appetite
      • nausea

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • low blood sugar
      • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
      • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
      • decreased blood platelets
      • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
      • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
      • increased eosinophils in the blood
      • mental problems from taking the drug
      • mood changes
      • suicidal behavior
      • personality disorders
      • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
      • a disorder of the peripheral nerves that enable movement called peripheral motor neuropathy
      • a disease with shrinking and weaker muscles called myopathy
      • a disorder of the retina of the eye
      • maculopathy
      • changes in the visual field
      • blind spot in the eye
      • decreased vision at night
      • corneal opacity, a scarring disorder that results in clouding of the cornea of the eye
      • ototoxicity, damage to the inner ear that affects hearing or balance
      • cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
      • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
      • bundle branch block
      • abnormal heart electrical signals
      • rapid ventricular heartbeat
      • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
      • prolonged QT interval on EKG
      • low blood pressure
      • 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
      • hives
      • muscle weakness
      • seizures
      • abnormal liver function tests
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • drug therapy that worsens or flares psoriasis
      • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

      • confusion
      • agitation
      • depression
      • generalized disorder of peripheral nerves
      • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
      • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
      • delirium
      • difficulty sleeping
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea
      • stomach cramps
      • weak reflexes
      • anxious feelings
      • peripheral sensory nerve disorder
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