Cefotetan Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Decrease In The Blood Clotting Protein Prothrombin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Thrush
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Destruction Of Red Blood Cells By Body's Own Antibodies
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Seizures
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Skin Rash
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Vein, Or Phlebitis After Infusion
  • Itching
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

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