Meropenem-0.9% NACL Solution, Intravenous Piggyback Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • constipation
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • apnea, a breathing interruption
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • thrush
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic 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
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • a clot in the lung
  • complete stoppage of the heart
  • slow heartbeat
  • heart failure
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • fluid in the lungs
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • liver failure
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • 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
  • a skin ulcer
  • hives
  • fainting
  • seizures
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • nosebleed
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • decreased oxygen in the tissues or blood
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • nontraumatic hemoperitoneum, a type of bleeding inside the abdomen
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • fast heartbeat
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • agitation
  • indigestion
  • black tarry stools
  • backache
  • drowsiness
  • delirium
  • hallucinations
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • excessive sweating
  • pain
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • gas
  • difficult or painful urination
  • involuntary leakage of urine
  • abdominal bloating
  • pelvic pain
  • nervousness
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • fluid overload
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
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