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infliximab intravenous

Side Effects

List infliximab intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with infliximab intravenous:

Common side effects of infliximab intravenous:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • BronchitisLess Severe
  • Chest PainLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of infliximab intravenous:

  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Infection due to the Candida FungusSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Skin Infection due to a Candida YeastSevere
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Infection caused by a VirusLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • ThrushLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Rare side effects of infliximab intravenous:

  • A Fungal Infection - AspergillosisSevere
  • A Malignant Pigmented Mole or TumorSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • AbscessSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Active TuberculosisSevere
  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • CellulitisSevere
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating PolyradiculoneuropathySevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Disease caused by Cytomegalovirus InfectionSevere
  • Drug Therapy that Worsens or Flares PsoriasisSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Fluid in the Covering of the Heart or PericardiumSevere
  • Fluid in the LungsSevere
  • Guillain-Barre SyndromeSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Heart FailureSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
  • Hepatosplenic T-cell LymphomaSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Infection caused by a FungusSevere
  • Infection caused by Blastomyces Dermatitidis FungusSevere
  • Infection caused by Coccidioides FungusSevere
  • Infection caused by the Bacteria Listeria MonocytogenesSevere
  • Infection due to Nocardia BacteriaSevere
  • Inflammation of Blood Vessels in the SkinSevere
  • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
  • Legionnaire's DiseaseSevere
  • LeukemiaSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver Inflammation caused by Body's Own Immune ResponseSevere
  • Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune ResponseSevere
  • Lung FibrosisSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • Malignant LymphomaSevere
  • Malignant Tumor or CancerSevere
  • Multiple SclerosisSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii OrganismSevere
  • Reactivated TuberculosisSevere
  • Relapse of Hepatitis B Infection SymptomsSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Skin UlcerSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Stomach or Intestine BlockageSevere
  • Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Tumor of the SkinSevere
  • Type of Infection caused by Histoplasmosis FungusSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Vocal Cord SwellingSevere
  • Worsening of Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinLess Severe
  • Disease of the NervesLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Temporary BlindnessLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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