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bortezomib injection

Side Effects

List bortezomib injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with bortezomib injection:

Common side effects of bortezomib injection:

  • Abnormal Sensations of the SkinSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Mental DisturbanceSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • ShinglesSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • CrampsLess Severe
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodLess Severe
  • Decreased White Blood CellsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Nerve PainLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of bortezomib injection:

  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Hole in the IntestineSevere
  • Herpes Simplex InfectionLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe

Rare side effects of bortezomib injection:

  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Acute Liver FailureSevere
  • Adult Respiratory Distress SyndromeSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Allergic Reaction causing Inflammation of Blood VesselsSevere
  • AnginaSevere
  • Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
  • AscitesSevere
  • Atrial FibrillationSevere
  • Atrial FlutterSevere
  • Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Bacteria in the BloodSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Blood Clot Formation in VeinsSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Bloody UrineSevere
  • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
  • Burning StomachSevere
  • Collapsed Portion of LungSevere
  • ComaSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • Coughing Up BloodSevere
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or BloodSevere
  • Difficulty SpeakingSevere
  • Disease of Inadequate Blood Flow to the Heart MuscleSevere
  • Disease of the Optic NerveSevere
  • Double VisionSevere
  • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
  • Feeling RestlessSevere
  • Fluid in the Covering of the Heart or PericardiumSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • GlomerulonephritisSevere
  • Having Thoughts of SuicideSevere
  • Hearing LossSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Heart Failure - Sinoatrial ArrestSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Impacted StoolSevere
  • Increased Pressure of Pulmonary CirculationSevere
  • Inflammation and Infection of the Abdomen LiningSevere
  • Inflammation of the Bladder with HemorrhageSevere
  • Inflammation of the Covering of the Heart or PericardiumSevere
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Insufficient Blood Supply to the ColonSevere
  • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Kidney StoneSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Nerve Pain after HerpesSevere
  • NosebleedSevere
  • ParalysisSevere
  • Paralysis of the IntestinesSevere
  • Pink EyeSevere
  • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
  • Rapid Ventricular HeartbeatSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serious Blood Clotting ProblemSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Stomach or Intestine BlockageSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Stroke caused by Bleeding in the BrainSevere
  • Throwing Up BloodSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Transient Ischemic AttackSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
  • Vocal Cord SwellingSevere
  • Worsening Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseSevere
  • Worsening of Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere
  • Black Tarry StoolsLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • Eye IrritationLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Infection caused by a VirusLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • ThrushLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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