Imipenem-Cilastatin Suspension For Reconstitution Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Function Of Bone Marrow
  • Decreased Urine Production
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine With Bleeding
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Seizures
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • A Sore Throat
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Abnormal Color Of Urine
  • Agitation
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Confusion
  • Discoloration Of Teeth
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hallucinations
  • Head Pain
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Heartburn
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Taste Impairment
  • Thickening Of Tongue
  • Vulvovaginitis, An Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva

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