ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • constipation
    • itching
    • sensation of spinning or whirling
    • dizziness
    • headache
    • nausea
    • gas
    • diarrhea
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • intense abdominal pain

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses

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

    • throat irritation
    • dry mouth
    • indigestion
    • urinary tract infection
    • difficulty sleeping
    • vomiting
    • anxious feelings

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
    • a herpes simplex infection
    • stomach and intestinal infection caused by the fungus Candida
    • a goiter
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • anemia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • agitation
    • depression
    • aggressive behavior
    • blurred vision
    • high blood pressure
    • atrial fibrillation
    • bronchospasm
    • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
    • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
    • liver failure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • gallstones
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • skin inflammation
    • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
    • 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
    • subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
    • hives
    • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
    • joint pain
    • muscle weakness
    • muscle pain
    • hallucinations
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • 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
    • pancreatitis
    • non-cancerous growths in the stomach called benign fundic gland polyposis
    • a high alanine transaminase level
    • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

    • inadequate vitamin B12
    • a common cold
    • inflammation of the large intestine
    • enlarged breasts
    • hair loss
    • backache
    • drowsiness
    • fever
    • low energy
    • flu-like symptoms
    • excessive sweating
    • pain
    • chills
    • taste impairment
    • visible water retention
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • puffy face from water retention
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • decreased appetite
    • weight gain
    • weight loss
    • increased hunger
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • chest pain
    • difficulty swallowing
    • ineffective painful straining of stool or urine
    • increased number of bowel movements
    • an increased need to urinate often
    • abdominal bloating
    • generalized weakness
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

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