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Generic Name: Uridine Triacetate (Xuriden) (URE i deen trye AS e tate)
Brand Name: Xuriden
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Xuriden. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Xuriden (uridine triacetate (xuriden)) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use Xuriden (uridine triacetate (xuriden)) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Xuriden Side Effects

Xuriden Side Effects

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

For the Consumer

Applies to uridine: oral granule

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

  • Rash or itching skin

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

  • Vomiting

Less common

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to uridine: oral granule


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

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


-In 135 patients who had either received an overdose of fluorouracil or capecitabine or presented with severe or life-threatening toxicities within 96 hours, uridine (the active ingredient contained in Xuriden) triacetate was discontinued for adverse reactions in 2 patients; serious adverse reactions (Grade 3 nausea and vomiting) were seen in 1 patient.

-In 4 patients with hereditary orotic aciduria ranging in age from 3 to 19 years (3 males, 1 female) who received this drug for at least 9 months at dosages up to 120 mg/kg once a day, no adverse reactions were reported.

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Xuriden