Chloramphenicol Intravenous 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

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INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • a blood disorder
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • irritation of the stomach or intestines
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • inflammation of the small and large intestine
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • hives
  • a gray appearance of the skin in newborns receiving the medication
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • a condition where red blood cells break apart called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • depression
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • delirium
  • fever
  • headache
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