Gemifloxacin Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain
  • Nausea

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • 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 Transient Ischemic Attack, A Type Of Stroke That Lasts Only A Few Minutes
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Type Of Muscle Paralysis Due To Blocked Nerve Function Called Neuromuscular Blockade
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Sensations Of The Skin
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding From The Retina
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fainting
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of A Tendon
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Rupture Of A Tendon
  • Rupture Of A Tendon In The Shoulder Area
  • Rupture Of Tendons That Extend The Hand And Wrist
  • Rupture Of Tendons That Flex The Hand And Wrist
  • Rupture Of The Tendon In The Back Of The Heel
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Throat Irritation
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A Change In Vision
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Agitation
  • An Infection Due To A Fungus
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Delirium
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hallucinations
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Itching
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Cramps
  • Low Energy
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nervousness
  • Pain
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Taste Impairment
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Vomiting

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