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Xuriden Side Effects

Generic name: uridine

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 27, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about uridine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Xuriden.

Applies to uridine: oral granule.

Serious side effects of Xuriden

Along with its needed effects, uridine (the active ingredient contained in Xuriden) 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 uridine:

Incidence not known

Other side effects of Xuriden

Some side effects of uridine 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:

More common

Less common

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to uridine: oral granule.


Very common (10% or more): Vomiting (10%)

Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, diarrhea


The more commonly reported adverse events have included vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea.[Ref]


1. (2015) "Product Information. Vistogard (uridine)." BTG International Inc

2. (2016) "Product Information. Xuriden (uridine)." Wellstat Therapeutics Corp

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.