UFT

Side Effects


Very common (> 10%)



  • Bone marrow suppression

  • Diarrhea

  • Nausea, vomiting

  • Abdominal pain

  • Mucositis

  • Anorexia

  • Generalized weakness

  • Increased liver enzyme values


Common side effects (1-10%)



  • Dehydration, malnutrition

  • Change of taste

  • Fatigue, dizziness

  • Insomnia

  • Depression

  • Itching or tingling in hands or feet

  • Confusion

  • Increased lacrimation, conjunctivitis

  • Swollen ankles

  • Inflamed veins

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Cough

  • Throat inflammation

  • Constipation, flatulence, indigestion

  • Mucositis

  • Dry mouth

  • Belching

  • Hair loss, rash, scaling, skin discoloration, itching, photosensitivity, sweating, dry skin, nail problems

  • Muscle pain, back pain, joint pain

  • Fever, headache, malaise, chills, pain

  • Weight Loss


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