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Xeljanz

Side Effects

List Xeljanz side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Xeljanz:

Common side effects of Xeljanz:

  • Infection caused by BacteriaSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe
  • High CholesterolLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Xeljanz:

  • A Fungal Infection that Occurs Under Certain CircumstancesSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • CellulitisSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Infection caused by a VirusSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • ShinglesSevere

Rare side effects of Xeljanz:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Enlarged Fatty LiverSevere
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Infection caused by Coccidioides FungusSevere
  • Infection caused by the Bacteria Listeria MonocytogenesSevere
  • Infection due to unusual MycobacteriaSevere
  • Malignant LymphomaSevere
  • Malignant Tumor or CancerSevere
  • Type of Infection caused by Histoplasmosis FungusSevere
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma of the SkinLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the TendonLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe

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