Zithromax Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of Vagina
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Pustular Eruptions On Skin
  • Bronchospasm
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Giant Hives
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hepatitis
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Nerve Function Blockage Affecting Normal Muscle Action
  • Pancreatitis
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Seizures
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Bile Flow Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Burning Stomach
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Discolored Tongue
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Faint
  • Feeling Weak
  • Gas
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Indigestion
  • Joint Pain
  • Loose Stools
  • Low Energy
  • Nervous
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Problems With Smell
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Taste Problems
  • Thrush

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