Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • irritation of the stomach or intestines
    • inflammation or infection of the vagina
    • drowsiness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • headache
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps
    • nervousness

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • drug or chemical-induced sensitivity to sunlight

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • dry mouth
    • vaginal discharge
    • itching of the genital area
    • dizziness
    • pain
    • decreased appetite
    • vomiting
    • generalized weakness

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
    • low blood sugar
    • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
    • anemia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • confusion
    • toxic psychosis
    • paranoia
    • a phobia, an excessive and irrational fear of a situation, person, or object
    • suicidal thoughts
    • agitation
    • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
    • a type of muscle paralysis due to blocked nerve function called neuromuscular blockade
    • hearing loss
    • heart valve regurgitation
    • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
    • complete stoppage of the heart
    • prolonged QT interval on EKG
    • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
    • a blood clot in the brain
    • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
    • inflammation of the blood vessels
    • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
    • widening of blood vessels
    • vocal cord swelling
    • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
    • fluid in the lungs
    • acute liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • kidney failure
    • bloody urine
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • skin rash with sloughing
    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • itching
    • inflammation of a tendon
    • rupture of a tendon
    • rupture of a tendon in the shoulder area
    • rupture of the tendon in the back of the heel
    • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
    • hallucinations
    • seizures
    • muscle tremors
    • numbness
    • a skin rash
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • trouble breathing
    • excessive diarrhea
    • an inability to completely empty the bladder
    • high blood sugar
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
    • a serum sickness reaction
    • high pressure within the skull
    • abnormal sensations of the skin
    • dissection of the aorta
    • fast heartbeat
    • dissection of artery
    • aneurysm of aorta

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
    • nightmares
    • visual sensitivity to light
    • double vision
    • a change in vision
    • ringing in the ears
    • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    • constipation
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • skin discoloration
    • muscle spasm
    • delirium
    • memory loss
    • fever
    • taste impairment
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • difficult or painful urination
    • excess urination
    • a change in the ability to pay attention
    • anxious feelings
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