RABEPRAZOLE SODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection

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

  • throat irritation
  • constipation
  • pain
  • headache
  • gas
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • abnormal liver function tests

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

  • dry mouth
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
  • high amount of ammonium in the blood
  • 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
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • coma
  • a broken bone
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • confusion
  • blurred vision
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • delirium
  • sensation of spinning or whirling

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