Polycillin Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms.
This medicine can interfere with some urine glucose tests. If you use such tests, talk with your health care professional.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Stop taking this medicine and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Abdominal or stomach cramps and pain (severe)
decreased amount of urine
diarrhea (watery and severe), which may also be bloody
pain at place of injection
unusual bleeding or bruising
yellow eyes or skin
For penicillin G procaine only
Agitation or combativeness
fear of impending death
feeling, hearing, or seeing things that are not real
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.