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    Side Effects

    List Sandimmune side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Sandimmune:

    Common side effects of Sandimmune:

    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Kidney DamageSevere
    • Overgrowth of Gums Onto TeethSevere
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
    • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • IndigestionLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Sandimmune:

    • Chest PainSevere
    • infectionSevere
    • infection caused by a fungusSevere
    • Low Amount of Magnesium in the BloodSevere
    • RashSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • sepsis caused by bacteriaSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
    • AcneLess Severe
    • Burning StomachLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • GasLess Severe
    • Leg CrampsLess Severe
    • Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
    • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Sandimmune:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • BK Virus Reactivation causing Kidney ProblemsSevere
    • Bleeding from Stomach, Esophagus or DuodenumSevere
    • Blockage of Normal Bile FlowSevere
    • Bloody UrineSevere
    • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Disorder of the BrainSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • Hearing LossSevere
    • Heart AttackSevere
    • HepatitisSevere
    • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
    • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
    • High Blood SugarSevere
    • infection caused by a virusSevere
    • infection due to a parasiteSevere
    • Interstitial NephritisSevere
    • Kidney FailureSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Liver FailureSevere
    • Malignant LymphomaSevere
    • PancreatitisSevere
    • Problems with EyesightSevere
    • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
    • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
    • TumorSevere
    • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • Brittle NailsLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • DepressionLess Severe
    • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
    • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • HiccupsLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Muscle PainLess Severe
    • Night SweatsLess Severe
    • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
    • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
    • SluggishnessLess Severe
    • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
    • Thickening of the Outer Horny Layer of the SkinLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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