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Fluorouracil Safety Information and Side Effects

Fluorouracil Safety Information

Diarrhoea ( 462 reports)    ➢ More

Neutropenia, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Decreased Appetite

This case suggests a potential Fluorouracil Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 61-year-old patient from JP (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): gingival cancer and used Fluorouracil (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Fluorouracil the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Neutropenia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Decreased Appetite
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Docetaxel
  • Cisplatin
  • Although Fluorouracil demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.

    Nausea ( 335 reports)    ➢ More

    Neutropenia, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Decreased Appetite

    Adverse event was reported on Mar 07, 2014 by a male taking Fluorouracil (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 61 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Fluorouracil side effects: neutropenia, diarrhoea, nausea, decreased appetite.
    Associated medications used:
    • Docetaxel
    • Cisplatin

    Dehydration ( 273 reports)    ➢ More

    Pancytopenia, Clostridium Difficile Infection, Blood Potassium Decreased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Large Intestine Perforation, Oesophagitis, Dehydration, Mucosal Inflammation

    This Dehydration problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 60-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): colon cancer metastatic.On NS a consumer started treatment with Fluorouracil (fluorouracil) (fluorouracil) (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Leucovorin (folinic Acid) (folinic Acid)
  • Oxaliplatin (oxaliplatin) (oxaliplatin)
  • When commencing Fluorouracil (fluorouracil) (fluorouracil), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Pancytopenia
    • Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Blood Potassium Decreased
    • Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
    • Large Intestine Perforation
    • Oesophagitis
    • Dehydration
    • Mucosal Inflammation
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dehydration, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Vomiting ( 266 reports)    ➢ More

    Stress Cardiomyopathy, Cardiogenic Shock, Intracardiac Thrombus, Fatigue, Decreased Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Malaise, Hypophagia

    A case of a 66-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from AU was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rectal adenocarcinoma and was treated with Fluorouracil (fluorouracil) (fluorouracil) (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Leucovorin (folinic Acid) (folinic Acid)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Stress Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiogenic Shock
    • Intracardiac Thrombus
    • Fatigue
    • Decreased Appetite
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Malaise
    • Hypophagia
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Fluorouracil (fluorouracil) (fluorouracil) could cause Vomiting and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Neutropenia ( 243 reports)    ➢ More

    Neutropenia, Mucosal Inflammation, Alopecia

    on Mar 12, 2014 a Female from FR , 46 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Fluorouracil. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Fluorouracil side effects: neutropenia, mucosal inflammation, alopecia. Fluorouracil dosage: NA.

    Common Fluorouracil Side Effects

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    Diarrhoea (462)
    Nausea (335)
    Dehydration (273)
    Vomiting (266)
    Neutropenia (243)
    Febrile Neutropenia (207)
    Pyrexia (187)
    Mucosal Inflammation (179)
    Asthenia (158)
    Abdominal Pain (151)
    Stomatitis (143)
    Fatigue (134)
    Dyspnoea (131)
    Interstitial Lung Disease (117)
    Decreased Appetite (116)
    Pulmonary Embolism (111)
    Chest Pain (109)
    Anaemia (106)
    Hypotension (106)
    Thrombocytopenia (106)
    Neutrophil Count Decreased (99)
    Hypokalaemia (95)
    Leukopenia (83)
    Sepsis (78)
    White Blood Cell Count Decreased (78)
    Renal Failure Acute (75)
    Pneumonia (75)
    Malaise (74)
    Haemoglobin Decreased (72)
    Neuropathy Peripheral (69)
    Pain (69)
    Renal Failure (64)
    Disease Progression (64)
    Cardiotoxicity (62)
    Respiratory Failure (62)
    Dysphagia (61)
    Confusional State (57)
    Platelet Count Decreased (57)
    Pancytopenia (55)
    Fall (55)
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (54)
    Myocardial Infarction (53)
    Arteriospasm Coronary (51)
    Hyponatraemia (51)
    Weight Decreased (51)
    Tachycardia (48)
    Chills (46)
    Dizziness (46)
    Hyperammonaemia (46)
    Septic Shock (46)

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