Cefixime 400 Mg Capsule Cephalosporins Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Loose Stools
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Dizziness
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Decrease In The Blood Clotting Protein Prothrombin
  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • 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 Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Type Of Skin Disorder Called Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Itching
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • 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

  • Hives
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention

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