Gentamicin Sulfate Vial With Threaded Port Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Ototoxicity, Damage To The Inner Ear That Affects Hearing Or Balance
  • Toxicity To The Nerve That Controls Hearing

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Itching

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • 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 Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Muscle Paralysis Due To Blocked Nerve Function Called Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Hearing Loss
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • Confusion
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Hives
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Nausea
  • Numbness
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Vomiting

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