SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects associated with piperacillin/tazobactam include:
- difficulty sleeping,
- upset stomach,
- stool changes,
- Candida (oral [thrush] or genital yeast infeciton),
- high blood pressure,
- stomach pain,
- chest pain,
- rhinitis, and
- shortness of breath.
Rare side effects occurring with a frequency of less than 1% are:
- hypersensitivity type reactions,
- canker sores,
- atrial fibrillation,
- cardiac arrest,
- cardiac arrhythmia,
- heart failure, and
- Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea.
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