ZOSYN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • constipation
  • difficulty sleeping
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • itching
  • hives
  • a skin rash
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • inflammation of the vein, or phlebitis after infusion
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • vomiting
  • intense abdominal pain
  • 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
  • anemia
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • a change in blood platelet function
  • 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
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • pneumonia with high amount of eosinophil white blood cells
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • kidney failure
  • 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
  • seizures
  • muscles to feel relaxed
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • increased alkaline phosphatase
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • indigestion
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • chills
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • nosebleed
  • reactions at the site of the injection
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