PENTAMIDINE ISETHIONATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • throat irritation
  • bronchospasm
  • a skin rash
  • wheezing
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • fever
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • the flu
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • bronchitis
  • taste impairment
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • night sweats
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection by Pneumocystis carinii outside of the lungs
  • low blood sugar
  • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  • the presence of air or gas in the lung
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • black tarry stools
  • decreased kidney function
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • diabetes
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