Gatifloxacin In D5W Piggyback Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Inflammation Of The Vein, Or Phlebitis After Infusion
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Type Of Muscle Paralysis Due To Blocked Nerve Function Called Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Agitation
  • Bloody Urine
  • Confusion
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Or Redness Of Skin Or Mucous Membrane
  • Excessive Diarrhea
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Hallucinations
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Inflammation Of A Tendon
  • Itching
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Over Excitement
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • 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
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nightmares
  • Taste Impairment
  • Thrush

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