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filgrastim injection

Side Effects

List filgrastim injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with filgrastim injection:

Common side effects of filgrastim injection:

  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of filgrastim injection:

  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Increase of White Blood CellsSevere
  • Inflammation and Infection of the Abdomen LiningSevere
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe

Rare side effects of filgrastim injection:

  • Adult Respiratory Distress SyndromeSevere
  • Bleeding from the LungsSevere
  • Coughing Up BloodSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • Enlarged SpleenSevere
  • Inflammation of Blood Vessels in the SkinSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • OsteoporosisSevere
  • Plasma Fluid & Proteins Leaking Outside of CapillariesSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Rupture of the SpleenSevere
  • Supraventricular Cardiac ArrhythmiaSevere
  • Sweet's DiseaseSevere
  • Bloody UrineLess Severe
  • Drug Therapy that Worsens or Flares PsoriasisLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe

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