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Side effect(s) of Oritavancin

Read the side effects of Oritavancin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea , nausea, vomiting

Nervous system: Dizziness, headache

Cardiovascular: Tachycardia

Skin: limb and subcutaneous abscess

Others: Injection-related side effects can occur

Lab abnormalities: Blood tests like ApTT, PT, INR and liver enzyme levels should be monitored

Other Precautions : Pregnancy -should be used only if benefits are more than risk.
Caution should be exercised when oritavancin is given to a breastfeeding woman.
In case of overdose, supportive measures should be taken. It is unlikely to be removed from the blood by hemodialysis.
Patients should be assured that diarrhea is a common problem caused by antibacterial drugs including oritavancin, which usually resolves when the drug is discontinued. In case of severe watery or bloody diarrhea, patients should contact their healthcare provider.

Drug Name : Oritavancin

Oritavancin injection is used for treating adults with acute skin infections caused by gram-positive bacteria.
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