COLISTIMETHATE Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Numbness And Tingling

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Itching

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Muscle Paralysis Due To Blocked Nerve Function Called Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, A Type Of Lung Disorder
  • Apnea, A Breathing Interruption
  • Breathing Changes
  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Hives
  • Seizures
  • Slurred Speech

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Urine Production

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