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cefpodoxime

Side Effects

List cefpodoxime side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with cefpodoxime:

Common side effects of cefpodoxime:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of cefpodoxime:

  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
  • Yeast Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe

Rare side effects of cefpodoxime:

  • Abnormal Peeling of SkinSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • AsthmaSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • GoutSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Infection caused by a FungusSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Local Fluid CollectionSevere
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodLess Severe
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • BurpingLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Collection of Clotted Blood in an Organ, Space or TissueLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • NightmaresLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

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