Side effect(s) of Meropenem

Read the side effects of Meropenem as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Body as a Whole- Pain, abdominal pain, chest pain, fever, back pain, abdominal enlargement, chills and pelvic pain.

Heart- Heart failure, heart arrest, fast/slow heart rate, high/low blood pressure, heart attack, blood clot in lungs and fainting.

Gastrointestinal- Oral infection, loss of appetite, indigestion and intestinal obstruction.

Blood- Anemia and increased blood volume.

Metabolic- Peripheral edema and poor oxygen supply.

Central Nervous System - Sleeplessness, agitation, confusion, dizziness, seizure, tingling, hallucinations, drowsiness, anxiety, depression and weakness.

Respiratory - Respiratory disorder, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, pleural effusion, asthma, cough increased and lung swelling.

Skin - Hives, sweating and skin ulcer.

Genitourinary- Painful urination, kidney failure, vaginal infection and urinary incontinence.

Liver- Jaundice and liver failure.

Potentially Fatal- Anaphylaxis and Stevens-Johnsons sydrome.



Other Precautions : *Long term or repeated use of this medication may cause secondary infection.
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