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Factive

Side Effects

List Factive side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Factive:

Common side effects of Factive:

Infrequent side effects of Factive:

  • RashSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe

Rare side effects of Factive:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Abnormal Sensations of the SkinSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Detachment of the Retina of the EyeSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation in Lungs caused by Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Inflammation of the TendonSevere
  • Interstitial NephritisSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Low Level of Granulocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Nerve Function Blockage that Affects Normal Muscle ActionSevere
  • NumbnessSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
  • Retinal HemorrhageSevere
  • 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
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Transient Ischemic AttackSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • Genital ItchingLess Severe
  • HallucinationLess Severe
  • Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular TachycardiaLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Infection caused by a FungusLess Severe
  • Infection due to the Candida FungusLess Severe
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergyLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Leg CrampsLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

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