Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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      INFREQUENT side effects

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        • an infection due to the fungus Candida
        • conditions of excess stomach acid secretion
        • constipation
        • dizziness
        • headache
        • nausea
        • vomiting
        • gas
        • diarrhea
        • stomach cramps
        • abdominal bloating

        RARE side effects

        If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

        • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
        • dehydration
        • 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
        • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
        • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
        • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
        • a blood disorder
        • mental problems from taking the drug
        • bleeding
        • blockage of normal bile flow
        • blood in the bowel movement
        • black tarry stools
        • damage to the kidneys
        • decreased kidney function
        • bloody urine
        • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
        • 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
        • hives
        • fever
        • a skin rash
        • aphasia, a loss of the ability to speak and understand language
        • trouble breathing
        • an abnormal breathing sound called stridor
        • difficult or painful urination
        • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
        • a serum sickness reaction
        • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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