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Side effect(s) of Fomepizole

Read the side effects of Fomepizole as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Headache, nausea, dizziness, increased drowsiness and bad /metallic taste.

Body as a Whole- Abdominal pain, fever, multi organ system failure, pain during injection, inflammation at injection site, backache and hangover.

Heart- Slow/fast heart rate, inflammation of veins, shock and low blood pressure.

Gastrointestinal- Vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, heartburn, decreased appetite and liver damage.

Blood- Eosinophillia, anemia, inflammation of lymph nodes, disseminated intravascular blood clot and anemia.

Central Nervous System- Lightheadedness, seizure, agitation, feeling drunk, facial flush, fainting, night blindness, anxiety, "feeling strange" and decreased environmental awareness.

Respiratory- Hiccups and inflammation of pharynx.

Skin- Application site reaction and rash.

Eye and ENT- Abnormal smell, speech/visual disturbances, transient blurred vision and roar in ear.

Genitourinary- Absence of urine.

Other Precautions : * Safety and effectiveness needed for children, elderly, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Drug Name : Fomepizole

Fomepizole(Antizol) generic is an antidote, prescribed for ethylene glycol or methanol poisoning either alone or with hemodialysis.
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