Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
azacitidine injection

Side Effects

List azacitidine injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with azacitidine injection:

Common side effects of azacitidine injection:

  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • CellulitisSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • BruiseLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Collection of Clotted Blood in an Organ, Space or TissueLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • General Abdominal TendernessLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage from the GumsLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loose StoolsLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Skin NodulesLess Severe
  • SluggishnessLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of azacitidine injection:

  • Bleeding from the MouthLess Severe

Rare side effects of azacitidine injection:

  • Acquired Decrease of All Cells in the BloodSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • Black Tarry StoolsSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Coughing Up BloodSevere
  • Dead SkinSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DiverticulitisSevere
  • Eye HemorrhageSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • Inflammation of the GallbladderSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Muscle WeaknessSevere
  • Pyoderma GangrenosumSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Renal Tubular AcidosisSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Sweet's DiseaseSevere
  • Unconsciousness Resulting from Liver Cell DeteriorationSevere
  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • Fibrous Thickening of SkinLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

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.

More about Drugs and Medications

URAC: Accredited Health Web Site HONcode Seal AdChoices