Furoxone Side Effects
Generic Name: furazolidone
Note: This document contains side effect information about furazolidone. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Furoxone.
Applies to furazolidone: oral suspension, oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, furazolidone (the active ingredient contained in Furoxone) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking furazolidone:
- joint pain
- skin rash or redness
- sore throat
Some side effects of furazolidone may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- nausea or vomiting
This medicine commonly causes dark yellow to brown discoloration of urine. This side effect does not usually need medical attention.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.