Flucytosine Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Confused
  • Hallucination

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Fever
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Low Energy
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Anemia Due To Depressed Bone Marrow
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Chest Pain
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Parkinson Symptoms
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Seizures
  • Small And Large Intestine Inflammation
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Ulcer Of The Duodenum
  • Ulcerated Colon

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dry Mouth
  • Hearing Loss
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Uncoordinated

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