ERYTHROMYCIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • damage to the liver and inflammation
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • erythema or skin redness
    • a skin rash

    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
      • a type of muscle paralysis due to blocked nerve function called neuromuscular blockade
      • hearing loss
      • rapid ventricular heartbeat
      • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • prolonged QT interval on EKG
      • abnormal heart rhythm
      • acute inflammation of the pancreas
      • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
      • 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
      • seizures
      • abnormal liver function tests

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

      • an infection due to a fungus

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