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Side effect(s) of Sulfisoxazole

Written by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Checked by S. Hemamalini, B. Pharm
Review the side-effects of Sulfisoxazole as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Allergic Reactions - Shock, serum sickness, rash, hives, itching and sensitivity to light.

Heart - Fast heart rate, palpitations, fainting and bluish.

Gastrointestinal - Liver inflammation, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding, blood in stools, flatulence, mouth ulcer, salivary gland enlargement and inflammation of pancreas/tongue.

Genitourinary - Blood in urine, BUN and creatinine elevations, kidney inflammation and urinary retention.

Blood - Decrease in white blood cells, platelets, bruising, anemia, eosinophilia and clotting disorders.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle/joint pain.

Central Nervous System - Headache, dizziness, tingling, convulsions, ringing in the ear, unsteadiness, incoordination, stroke, mental depression, hallucinations, disorientation, depression, anxiety and apathy.

Respiratory - Cough, shortness of breath and pulmonary infiltrates.

Miscellaneous - Swelling in the extremities, fever, drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, lack of energy, rigors, flushing, hearing loss, sleeplessness, lung inflammation and chills.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Sulfisoxazole

Sulfisoxazole(Sulfafurazole) generic is a sulfonamide antibacterial, prescribed for treating and preventing certain bacterial infections. It helps keep bacteria from growing in the body.
More Info about Sulfisoxazole

International : 

Sulfafurazole, Gantrisin


Use this calculator if you are taking more than one drug
If no interactions are found between two drugs, it does not necessarily mean that no interactions exist. Always consult with a healthcare professional.

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