Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016
Treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus Infection
|Side effect||No. (%)|
|Skin changes‡||11 (20.0)|
|Renal insufficiency||9 (16.4)|
|Hearing loss||7 (12.7)|
|Loss of balance||4 (7.3)|
|Shortness of breath or airway irritation||3 (5.5)|
|Neutropenia or thrombocytopenia||2 (3.6)|
*Data for 55 patients; some patients reported the same adverse event >1 time and attributed it to different medications. Here, each adverse event is reported only 1 time.
†Nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea.
‡Rash, pruritis, discoloration.
§Anxiety, failure to thrive, fatigue, oral and genitourinary candidiasis.
1Members of the study team are listed at the end of this article.