Side effect(s) of Tegafur, Gimeracil, Oteracil

Read the side effects of Tegafur, Gimeracil, Oteracil as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, bleeding in the stomach, indigestion

Cardiovascular: Fluctuations in blood pressure, an occurrence of a blood clot in the deep vein

Nervous system: Peripheral neuropathy, headache, dizziness, taste disturbances, sleeping difficulty

Respiratory: Nosebleed, cough, breathing difficulty, hiccups

Eye: Increased tear secretion, blurred vision, itching or irritation of the eye, a sensation of a flash of light in the eye (photopsia)

Others: Kidney damage, rashes, hair loss, muscle pain, infections, weakness, dehydration, hearing loss

Other Precautions : Women of reproductive potential should be tested for pregnancy and should be treated with tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil only if the results are negative.

Both male and female patients should follow proper contraceptive measure during the treatment that should continue for at least six months after stopping to take tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil capsules.

No antidote is available in case of overdose. So, patients with tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil overdose must be managed medically by supportive therapy and treatment of the symptoms and signs of overdose.
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