DEFEROXAMINE MESYLATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • toxicity to the nerve that controls hearing
  • low blood pressure
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • itching
  • a skin rash
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • fever
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • diarrhea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • abnormal color of urine
  • intense abdominal pain
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • decreased vision at night
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • hives
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • corneal opacity, a scarring disorder that results in clouding of the cornea of the eye
  • muscle spasm
  • nausea
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