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    tacrolimus

    Side Effects

    List tacrolimus side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with tacrolimus:

    Common side effects of tacrolimus:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • Blood DisorderSevere
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
    • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
    • High Blood SugarSevere
    • InfectionSevere
    • Kidney DamageSevere
    • Low Amount of Magnesium in the BloodSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • DiabetesLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
    • HallucinationLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • NightmaresLess Severe
    • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of tacrolimus:

    • Cushing's SyndromeSevere
    • Disease of the Muscle of the Heart with EnlargementSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Kidney DiseaseSevere
    • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
    • OsteoporosisSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • Canker SoreLess Severe
    • Chest PainLess Severe
    • CrampsLess Severe
    • Disease of the NervesLess Severe
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe
    • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
    • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

    Rare side effects of tacrolimus:

    • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
    • Abnormal Heart Electrical SignalsSevere
    • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
    • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
    • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
    • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
    • BK Virus Reactivation causing Kidney ProblemsSevere
    • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
    • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
    • Constitutional Aplastic AnemiaSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • Disease caused by Cytomegalovirus InfectionSevere
    • Disorder of Lymphoid Tissue After TransplantSevere
    • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
    • HepatitisSevere
    • Infection caused by a VirusSevere
    • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
    • Kidney FailureSevere
    • Left Ventricular HypertrophySevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune ResponseSevere
    • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
    • Malignant LymphomaSevere
    • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
    • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
    • Serious Blood Clotting ProblemSevere
    • Slow HeartbeatSevere
    • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
    • Stomach UlcerSevere
    • Syndrome characterized by Anemia and Renal FailureSevere
    • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
    • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
    • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
    • Hearing LossLess Severe
    • Impaired Wound HealingLess Severe
    • Mood ChangesLess Severe
    • The Presence of Sugar in the UrineLess Severe

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