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Side effect(s) of Foscarnet

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

Most Common - Fever, nausea, vomiting, anemia, diarrhea.

Body as a Whole - Fever, fatigue, rigors, weakness, uneasiness, pain, infection, sepsis, death back pain, chest pain, fluid retention, influenza-like symptoms, bacterial infections, fungal infections, abscess.

Central Nervous System - Headache, tingling, dizziness, involuntary muscle contractions, sensory loss, nerve disease, seizures, tremor, incoordination, stupor, generalized spasms, brain inflammation, abnormal coordination, leg cramps, EEG abnormalities.

Gastrointestinal - Loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain constipation, difficulty in swallowing, indigestion, rectal bleeding, dry mouth, blood in stool, flatulence, ulcer, mouth ulcer, inflammation of pancreas.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells, platelet abnormalities, and disease of the lymph nodes.

Metabolic - Electrolyte imbalances, decrease in blood minerals, decreased weight, increased alkaline phosphatase, increased LDH, increased BUN, acidosis, loss of weight, thirst, decrease in blood calcium.

. Psychiatric - Depression, confusion, anxiety, sleeplessness, drowsiness, nervousness, memory loss, agitation, aggressive reaction, and hallucinations.

Respiratory - Coughing, difficulty in breathing, sinus inflammation, pharynx inflammation, runny nose, respiratory disorders, respiratory insufficiency, lung infection, bloodstained sputum, asthma.

Skin - Rash, increased sweating, itching, skin ulceration, rash, skin discoloration.

Genitourinary - Alterations in kidney function, increased serum creatinine, decreased creatinine clearance, painful urination, urinary frequency urethral disorder, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, kidney failure, night time urination, facial swelling.

Heart - High blood pressure, palpitations, ECG abnormalities, fast heart rate, low blood pressure, flushing, brain disorder.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle and joint pain.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Foscarnet

Foscarnet(Foscavir) generic is an antiviral medication, prescribed for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and resistant herpes simplex virus (HSV) in immunocompromised (impaired immune system) patients.
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