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Side effect(s) of Suramin

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

Central nervous system- Fever, headache, tiredness, fainting, weakness, numbness and increased sensitivity in hand and foot.

Skin- Rash and itching.

Metabolic- Adrenal insufficiency and abnormality in liver enzymes.

Gastrointestinal- Vomiting, abdominal pain, nausea and metallic taste.

Blood- Decrease in blood count.

Liver- Transient increase in bilirubin level.

Musculoskeletal- Tingling and peripheral neuropathy.

Eye- Eye diseases and eye problems.

Genitourinary- Presence of protein in urine and kidney impairment.

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Suramin

Suramin(Germanin) generic is prescribed for sleeping sickness, onchocerciasis (river blindness) and some infections caused by parasites. It works by causing the parasites to lose energy, which causes their death.
More Info about Suramin

International : 

Germanin, Moranyl, Naganin, Naganine

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