Telithromycin Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Burning Stomach
  • Double Vision
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Problems With Eyesight

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Gas
  • Indigestion
  • Loose Stools
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up
  • Thrush
  • Yeast Infection Of Vagina And Vulva

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Cramps
  • Disease Of Inadequate Blood Flow To The Heart Muscle
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Feeling Faint
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis Caused By Drugs
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Problems
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Rash
  • Seizures
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Unconscious
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Disturbance In The Ability Of The Eye To Focus
  • Dizzy
  • Eczema
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of Vagina
  • Itching
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

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