CEFPODOXIME PROXETIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

      • a yeast infection of the vagina and vulva
      • headache
      • nausea
      • intense abdominal pain

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
      • an infection due to a fungus
      • a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
      • dehydration
      • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
      • anemia
      • decreased blood platelets
      • high blood pressure
      • chronic heart failure
      • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
      • low blood pressure
      • asthma
      • bloody urine
      • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • abnormal peeling of skin
      • hives
      • sensation of spinning or whirling
      • a skin rash
      • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
      • local fluid collection
      • puffy face from water retention
      • trouble breathing
      • chest pain
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a serum sickness reaction

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

      • confusion
      • nightmares
      • ringing in the ears
      • a stuffy and runny nose
      • dry mouth
      • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
      • indigestion
      • constipation
      • bleeding not related to menstrual period
      • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
      • itching
      • backache
      • muscle pain
      • drowsiness
      • dizziness
      • difficulty sleeping
      • fever
      • low energy
      • chills
      • taste impairment
      • decreased appetite
      • weight gain
      • nosebleed
      • heart throbbing or pounding
      • cough
      • vomiting
      • gas
      • burping
      • difficult or painful urination
      • abdominal bloating
      • elevation of proteins in the urine
      • nervousness
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
      • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
      • generalized weakness
      • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
      • anxious feelings

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