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Table 2 Adaption from RA Floto, KN Olivier, L. Saiman et al.US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and European Cystic Fibrosis Society consensus recommendations for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in individuals with cystic fibrosis. Thorax; 2016:71:i1-i22; Haworth CS, Banks J, Capstick T et al. British Thoracic Society Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease (NTM-PD). Thorax; 2017;72:2; Lallana EC and Fadul CE. Toxicities of Immunosuppressive Treatment of Autoimmune Neurologic Diseases. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2011 Sep; 9 (3):468–477 [24]

From: Microscopic polyangiitis secondary to Mycobacterium abscessus in a patient with bronchiectasis: a case report

Drug Common Side Effects
Amikacin Nephrotoxicity,
Ototoxicity: irreversible vestibulocochlear nerve damage.
Azithromycin Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Fulminant Hepatitis, Pseudomembranous Colitis
Prolonged QT
Clarithromycin Hepatitis
Taste Disturbance
Prolonged QT
Cefoxitin Fever, Rash
Eosinophilia, Anaemia, Leucopenia, Thrombocytopenia
Clofazimine Pink Brownish-Black Discoloration of Skin, Ichthyosis and dry skin
Enteropathy, Nausea and Vomiting
Conjunctival pigmentation, Dimness of vision and dry eyes.
Co-Trimoxazole Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Anaemia, Leucopenia, Thrombocytopenia
Hyponatraemia, Hyperkalaemia
Fever, Rash, Steven Johnson Syndrome
Ethambutol Optic Neuritis
Peripheral Neuropathy
Imipenem Rash and Urticaria
Hepatitis, Nausea, Vomiting Diarrhoea
Linezolid Anaemia, Leucopenia, Thrombocytopenia
Peripheral Neuropathy
Optic Neuritis
Moxifloxacin Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Insomnia, Agitation, Anxiety
Prolonged QT
Minocycline Photosensitivity
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dysphagia
Vertigo, Headache
Skin Hyperpigmentation
Rifampicin Orange discoloration of bodily fluids
Hepatitis, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Fever, Chills
Renal Failure
Increased hepatic metabolism of numerous drugs
Streptomycin Nephrotoxicity
Tigecycline Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Pancreatitis, Bilirubinaemia
Increased risk of infections: sepsis/septic shock
Corticosteroids Cataract
Increased risk of infection
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Altered Mood – rarely psychosis
Proximal myopathy
Cyclophosphamide Leucopenia
Haemorrhagic Cystitis
Long term increase risk of cancer e.g. Bladder Malignancy, Myeloproliferative disorders
Nausea, Hair Loss, Skin Irritation
Azathioprine Hepatotoxicity, Pancreatitis
Fatigue, Hair loss Diarrhoea
Increased risk of malignancy
Rituximab Rash
GI upset
Serious Infection, CNS toxicity