Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • thrush
    • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low blood pressure
    • skin rash with sloughing
    • trouble breathing
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a serum sickness reaction

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

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      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
      • low amount of potassium 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
      • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
      • decreased blood platelets
      • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
      • low levels of white blood cells
      • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
      • increased eosinophils in the blood
      • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
      • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
      • a spasm of the larynx
      • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
      • blockage of normal bile flow
      • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
      • 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
      • abnormal peeling of skin
      • mental status changes
      • seizures
      • puffy face from water retention
      • the appearance of crystals in the urine
      • abnormal liver function tests
      • exaggerated deep reflexes
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
      • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
      • inflammation of the vein, or phlebitis after infusion

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

      • reactions at the site of the injection
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