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ertapenem injection

Side Effects

List ertapenem injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with ertapenem injection:

Common side effects of ertapenem injection:

  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of ertapenem injection:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Collapsed Portion of LungSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Fast HeartbeatSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Increase in the Number of Platelets in the BloodLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Infection due to the Candida FungusLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Mental ImpairmentLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Skin InflammationLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of ertapenem injection:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Cannot Empty BladderSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
  • Extreme Breathing DifficultySevere
  • GallstonesSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Heart FailureSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Body TemperatureSevere
  • MyoclonusSevere
  • Outer Ear Inflammation caused by Allergy or InfectionSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • WheezingSevere
  • Abnormal Manner of WalkingLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Collection of Clotted Blood in an Organ, Space or TissueLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterLess Severe
  • Feeling FaintLess Severe
  • Fibrous Thickening of SkinLess Severe
  • GoutLess Severe
  • HiccupsLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • NumbnessLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe
  • UnwarenessLess Severe
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultyLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

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