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    Clarithromycin

    Side Effects

    List Clarithromycin side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with clarithromycin:

    Common side effects of clarithromycin:

    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Taste ProblemsLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of clarithromycin:

    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • GasLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe

    Rare side effects of clarithromycin:

    • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
    • Acute Inflammation Of The PancreasSevere
    • Acute Liver FailureSevere
    • Acute Pustular Eruptions On SkinSevere
    • Atrial FibrillationSevere
    • BleedingSevere
    • Blockage Of Normal Bile FlowSevere
    • CellulitisSevere
    • Chest PainSevere
    • Clostridium Difficile InfectionSevere
    • Complete Stoppage Of The HeartSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood CellSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood CellSevere
    • DRESS SyndromeSevere
    • DrowsinessSevere
    • DyskinesiaSevere
    • Extra HeartbeatSevere
    • Feeling WeakSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • HallucinationSevere
    • Heart Ventricle Rhythm ProblemSevere
    • HepatitisSevere
    • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The BloodSevere
    • HivesSevere
    • Hypersensitivity Drug ReactionSevere
    • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The BloodSevere
    • Increased Eosinophils In The BloodSevere
    • Inflammation Of The EsophagusSevere
    • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And IntestinesSevere
    • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile FlowSevere
    • Interstitial NephritisSevere
    • Kidney FailureSevere
    • Large Purple Or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Lung EmbolismSevere
    • Muscle ProblemsSevere
    • Muscle SpasmSevere
    • Nerve Function Blockage That Affects Normal Muscle ActionSevere
    • Prolonged QT Interval On EKGSevere
    • Psychosis Caused By A DrugSevere
    • RhabdomyolysisSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
    • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
    • UnconsciousSevere
    • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De PointesSevere
    • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver ProblemsSevere
    • Abnormal DreamsLess Severe
    • AcneLess Severe
    • AsthmaLess Severe
    • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And ActivityLess Severe
    • Burning StomachLess Severe
    • BurpingLess Severe
    • ChillsLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • ConstipationLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • Discolored TongueLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Dry MouthLess Severe
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • Feeling AnxiousLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseLess Severe
    • Hearing LossLess Severe
    • Heart Throbbing Or PoundingLess Severe
    • Infection Due To The Candida FungusLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Loss Of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Loss Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or IdentityLess Severe
    • Loss Of TasteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Muscle PainLess Severe
    • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • No Sense Of SmellLess Severe
    • NosebleedLess Severe
    • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
    • Numbness And TinglingLess Severe
    • Painful, Red Or Swollen MouthLess Severe
    • Painful, Red Or Swollen TongueLess Severe
    • Problems With SmellLess Severe
    • Ringing In The EarsLess Severe
    • Sensation Of Spinning Or WhirlingLess Severe
    • Soreness Of The Rectal AreaLess Severe
    • Swelling Of The AbdomenLess Severe
    • Tooth DiscolorationLess Severe

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