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Rocephin injection

Side Effects

List Rocephin injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Rocephin injection:

Common side effects of Rocephin injection:

  • Increase in the Number of Platelets in the BloodSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Rocephin injection:

  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
  • Decreased White Blood CellsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Fibrous Thickening of SkinLess Severe

Rare side effects of Rocephin injection:

  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decrease in the Blood-Clotting Protein ProthrombinSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Destruction of Red Blood Cells by Body's Own AntibodiesSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Fever caused by Administration of a DrugSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Stones in the Common Bile DuctSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • AnemiaLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Inflammation of a VeinLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Yeast Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe

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