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Table 3 Adverse drug reactions

From: Evaluation of Ertapenem use with Impact Assessment on Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBL) Production and Gram-Negative resistance in Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

Adverse drug reaction No. of Patients (%)
Seizures 9 (1.0)
Seizures occurring in those with previous history of epilepsy 4 (0.4)
Central nervous system side effects (excluding seizures) 20 (2.2)
Gastrointestinal side effects 3 (0.3)
Others* 10 (1.1)
  1. *Other adverse drug reactions included drug fever, eosinophilia and urticaria.