Polymyxin b Side Effects
Applies to polymyxin b: injection powder for solution
As well as its needed effects, polymyxin b may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking polymyxin b, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:Incidence not known:
- numbness or tingling in hands or feet
- pain in the lower back or side
- shakiness and unsteady walk
- stiff neck
- unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
Minor Side Effects
Some polymyxin b side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Incidence not known:
- Changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling at the injection site
- face is warm or hot to touch
- hives or welts
- redness of the skin
- skin rash
It is possible that some side effects of polymyxin b may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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