CEFIXIME Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • indigestion
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • loose stools
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • inflammation or infection of the vagina
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • gas
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
  • 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
  • a decrease in the blood clotting protein prothrombin
  • 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
  • increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • kidney failure
  • decreased kidney function
  • 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
  • itching
  • seizures
  • a fever as a result of taking the medication
  • a skin rash
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • itching of the genital area
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