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asparaginase injection

Side Effects

List asparaginase injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with asparaginase injection:

Common side effects of asparaginase injection:

  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Blood Clotting DisorderSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere

Infrequent side effects of asparaginase injection:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Head PainSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Low Amount of Albumin Proteins in the BloodSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • High Amount of Ammonium in the BloodLess Severe
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of asparaginase injection:

  • Blood ClotSevere
  • Blood Clot in the BrainSevere
  • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
  • ComaSevere
  • Diabetic KetoacidosisSevere
  • Formation of Blood Clots in the Leg VeinsSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe
  • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

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