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cetuximab intravenous

Side Effects

List cetuximab intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with cetuximab intravenous:

Common side effects of cetuximab intravenous:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • DizzySevere
  • FeverSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • A Breaking Out of the Skin Resembling AcneLess Severe
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of cetuximab intravenous:

  • A Groove in the SkinSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Difficulty SwallowingSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the LipsLess Severe

Rare side effects of cetuximab intravenous:

  • Abnormally High-Pitched Breathing SoundSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • CellulitisSevere
  • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Inflammation of the Cornea of the EyeSevere
  • Low Amount of Magnesium in the BloodSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Meningitis Not Caused by an InfectionSevere
  • ShockSevere
  • Skin Inflammation due to Exposure to X-Rays or Gamma RaysSevere
  • UnconsciousSevere
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • HoarsenessLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe

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