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    demeclocycline

    Side Effects

    List demeclocycline side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with demeclocycline:

    Common side effects of demeclocycline:

    • Tooth DiscolorationSevere
    • Anal ItchingLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Genital ItchingLess Severe
    • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
    • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of demeclocycline:

    • Diabetes InsipidusSevere
    • Skin DiscolorationSevere
    • Discolored TongueLess Severe
    • Mouth IrritationLess Severe
    • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
    • Painful, Red or Swollen TongueLess Severe
    • ThrushLess Severe

    Rare side effects of demeclocycline:

    • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
    • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
    • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
    • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
    • HivesSevere
    • Inflammation of the Covering of the Heart or PericardiumSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
    • Pseudotumor CerebriSevere
    • Ulcers of EsophagusSevere
    • X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere
    • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellLess Severe
    • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Erythema MultiformeLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe

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