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cefixime

Side Effects

List cefixime side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with cefixime:

Common side effects of cefixime:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of cefixime:

  • DizzyLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Infection due to the Candida FungusLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
  • Loose StoolsLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of cefixime:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decrease in the Blood-Clotting Protein ProthrombinSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Fever caused by Administration of a DrugSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Redness of SkinSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere

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