Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
    • reactions at the site of the injection

    INFREQUENT 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

      • thrush
      • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
      • diarrhea
      • stomach cramps

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
      • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
      • decreased function of bone marrow
      • anemia
      • a decrease in the blood clotting protein prothrombin
      • decreased blood platelets
      • low levels of white blood cells
      • increased eosinophils in the blood
      • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
      • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
      • kidney failure
      • decreased kidney function
      • 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
      • skin rash with sloughing
      • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
      • itching
      • hives
      • seizures
      • a fever as a result of taking the medication
      • a skin rash
      • trouble breathing
      • abnormal liver function tests
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a serum sickness reaction
      • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
      • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

      • temporary redness of face and neck
      • nausea
      • vomiting
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