Vancomycin HCL-0.9% NACL Plastic Bag, Injection Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

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INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • hearing loss
  • damage to the kidneys
  • decreased kidney function
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    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 with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • ringing in the ears
  • ototoxicity, damage to the inner ear that affects hearing or balance
  • complete stoppage of the heart
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • acute kidney failure
  • 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
  • hives
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • linear IgA bullous dermatosis, an autoimmune condition that affects the skin and inside the mouth
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • muscle pain
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • chills
  • a skin rash
  • nausea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • inflammation of the vein, or phlebitis after infusion
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