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What are the side effects of telavancin?

Telavancin may cause side effects, such as headaches; dizziness; chills; abnormal, metallic, unpleasant or soapy taste in the mouth; itching or mild rash; pain or redness at injection site; vaginal discharge or itching; lack of  appetite; stomach pain, nausea, vomiting: foamy urine; and diarrhea. Seek emergency medical assistance if you experience symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as swelling of the lips, tongue, face or throat; hives; or difficulty breathing. Talk with your doctor right away if you experience any of the following symptoms: mood changes; confusion; drowsiness; swelling of feet or lower legs; fever; shortness of breath; irregular heartbeat; lack of appetite; weight gain; increased thirst; nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, even if more than two months after treatment; decreased or lack of urination; bloody or watery stools or diarrhea, even if more than two months after treatment.

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