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Pentosan polysulfate

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ATC Code: C05BA04

Side effects

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Alopecia Alopecia 4% x x x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea 3% - 4% 6% x x x
Nausea Nausea 3% - 4% 3% x x x
Dermatitis Rash 0% - 3% 2% x x x
Rash Rash 0% - 3% 2% x x x
Headache Headache 1% - 3% 3% x x x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain 2% x x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain 2% x x
Depression Depression 2% 1% x x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia 1% - 2% 0% x x
Mood swings Mood swings 2% 1% x
Affect lability Mood swings 2% 1% x
Dizziness Dizziness 1% 1% x x x
Nystagmus Nystagmus 1% 1% x x
Rhinitis Rhinitis 1% 1% x x x
Vaginal inflammation Vaginal inflammation 1% 1% x x
Vaginal infection Vaginal inflammation 1% 1% x x
Lacrimation increased Lacrimation 1% 1% x x x
Agitation Hyperkinesia 1% 1% x x
Hyperkinesia Hyperkinesia 1% 1% x x
Hyperhidrosis Sweating increased 1% 0% x x
Sweating x
Insomnia Insomnia 1% 0% x x x
Rectal haemorrhage Rectal haemorrhage postmarketing x x x
Cystitis interstitial Cystitis interstitial postmarketing x x
Liver function test abnormal Raised liver function tests postmarketing x x x
Amblyopia Amblyopia x x
Amenorrhoea Amenorrhoea 0% 1% x x
Anaemia Anaemia x x x
Angina pectoris Angina pectoris x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x x
Appetite absent x
Arthralgia Arthralgia 0% 1% x x x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Arthralgia 0% 1% x x x
Myalgia x
Colitis Colitis x x x
Infection Infection x
Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis x x
Constipation Constipation x x
Dehydration Dehydration x x
Dyspnoea Dyspnoea x x
Ecchymosis Ecchymosis x x x
Oedema Oedema x
Epistaxis Epistaxis x x x
Oesophagitis Oesophagitis x x x
Flatulence Flatulence x x
Gastritis Gastritis x x x
Gingival bleeding Gingival bleeding x x x
Haematuria Haematuria x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity x x x
Jaundice Jaundice 0% 1% x x
Chronic myeloid leukaemia Chronic myeloid leukaemia x
Leukopenia Leukopenia x x x
Menorrhagia Menorrhagia x
Optic neuritis Optic neuritis x x
Paraesthesia Paraesthesia x
Pelvic pain Pelvic pain x
Pharyngitis Pharyngitis x x
Pruritus Pruritus 0% 2% x x
Retinal haemorrhage Retinal haemorrhage x x x
Sinusitis Sinusitis x
Subarachnoid haemorrhage Subarachnoid haemorrhage x
Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia x x x
Tinnitus Tinnitus x x
Urethritis Urethritis x
Urethritis noninfective Urethritis x
Urticaria Urticaria x x
Vomiting Vomiting 0% 2% x x x
Weight increased Weight increased x
Weight decreased Weight decreased x
Pollakiuria Micturition urgency x
Micturition urgency Micturition urgency x
Stomatitis Mouth ulceration x x x
Mouth ulceration Mouth ulceration x x x
Prothrombin level increased Prothrombin level increased x x
Malaise Sickness x x
Malaise x
Discomfort Malaise x
Feeling abnormal Malaise x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise x
Myalgia Myalgia x
Photosensitivity reaction Photosensitivity x x x
Prostate cancer Prostate cancer x
Abdominal discomfort Gastrointestinal discomfort x


Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.


Side effects:46
Source:Health Canada


Side effects:50


Side effects:51
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

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