Daptomycin Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • An Infection Due To A Fungus
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Anemia
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusion
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increased Creatine Kinase Levels
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Itching

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Type Of Skin Disorder Called Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Blistering Of The Skin
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Fever
  • Hallucinations
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Metabolic Alkalosis, An Acid-Base Imbalance Of The Blood
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Cramps
  • Dry Mouth
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Eye Irritation
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Gum Pain
  • Hives
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Taste Impairment
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Vomiting

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