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rituximab intravenous

Side Effects

List rituximab intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with rituximab intravenous:

Common side effects of rituximab intravenous:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • ChillsSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Head PainSevere
  • HypogammaglobulinemiaSevere
  • Inflammation of the NoseSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Low EnergySevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckSevere
  • Throwing UpSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • BronchitisLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
  • Muscle SpasmLess Severe
  • Night SweatsLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of rituximab intravenous:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Breathing ChangesSevere
  • Chest TightnessSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Presence of Fungal Microorganisms in the BloodSevere
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Throat PainLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of rituximab intravenous:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Adult Respiratory Distress SyndromeSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Serum SicknessSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Blistering Skin Disease associated with CancerSevere
  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Blood Circulation Failure due to Serious Heart ConditionSevere
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or BloodSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Heart FailureSevere
  • High Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
  • Hole in the IntestineSevere
  • Infection caused by a VirusSevere
  • Inflammation & Obstruction of Smallest Breathing PassagesSevere
  • Inflammation of the Skin with BlistersSevere
  • Inflammation of the Uvea of the EyeSevere
  • Kidney DamageSevere
  • Lichenoid Dermatitis Drug ReactionSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • Muscle Weakness of the Arms or LegsSevere
  • PleurisySevere
  • Pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii OrganismSevere
  • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
  • Relapse of Hepatitis B Infection SymptomsSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
  • Supraventricular Cardiac ArrhythmiaSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Ventricular FibrillationSevere
  • X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere

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