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nalidixic acid

Side Effects

List nalidixic acid side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with nalidixic acid:

Common side effects of nalidixic acid:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of nalidixic acid:

  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

Rare side effects of nalidixic acid:

  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
  • Blood DisorderSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Drug or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity to SunlightSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Excess Body AcidSevere
  • FitSevere
  • G6PD AnemiaSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • High Pressure Within the SkullSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Mental Disorder Resulting from Poisonous AgentsSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • Optic Disk EdemaSevere
  • Over ExcitementSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Redness of SkinSevere
  • Rupture of a TendonSevere
  • Rupture of a Tendon in the Shoulder AreaSevere
  • Rupture of Tendons that Extend the Hand and WristSevere
  • Rupture of Tendons that Flex the Hand and WristSevere
  • Rupture of the Tendon in the Back of the HeelSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere

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