Cefepime HCL Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Itching
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Headache
  • Inflammation Of The Vein, Or Phlebitis After Infusion
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Thrush

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Decrease In The Blood Clotting Protein Prothrombin
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • 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 Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Type Of Skin Disorder Called Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
  • Anemia
  • Aphasia, A Loss Of The Ability To Speak And Understand Language
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Coma
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus
  • Seizures
  • Stupor
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Hives

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