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.
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