AVELOX Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • dizziness
    • headache
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • 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

    • indigestion
    • constipation
    • fever
    • taste impairment
    • vomiting

    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 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
    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • suicidal thoughts
    • a disorder of the peripheral nerves that enable movement called peripheral motor neuropathy
    • a type of muscle paralysis due to blocked nerve function called neuromuscular blockade
    • vision loss
    • hearing loss
    • heart valve regurgitation
    • abnormal heart electrical signals
    • rapid ventricular heartbeat
    • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
    • atrial fibrillation
    • prolonged QT interval on EKG
    • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
    • low blood pressure
    • vocal cord swelling
    • asthma
    • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
    • liver tissue death
    • acute liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • acute kidney failure
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • inflammation of a tendon
    • rupture of a tendon
    • rupture of a tendon in the shoulder area
    • rupture of tendons that extend the hand and wrist
    • rupture of tendons that flex the hand and wrist
    • rupture of the tendon in the back of the heel
    • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
    • hallucinations
    • seizures
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • excessive diarrhea
    • 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
    • inflammation of the liver with stoppage of bile flow
    • high pressure within the skull
    • dissection of the aorta
    • fast heartbeat
    • dissection of artery
    • aneurysm of aorta

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

    • an infection due to the fungus Candida
    • excessive fat in the blood
    • a change in vision
    • ringing in the ears
    • high blood pressure
    • dry mouth
    • gastroesophageal reflux disease
    • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • itching
    • hives
    • backache
    • drowsiness
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • difficulty sleeping
    • excessive sweating
    • pain
    • muscle tremors
    • abnormal manner of walking
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • a skin rash
    • visible water retention
    • decreased appetite
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • trouble breathing
    • gas
    • abdominal bloating
    • high amount of uric acid in the blood
    • nervousness
    • generalized weakness
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
    • anxious feelings
    • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

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