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efalizumab subcutaneous

Does efalizumab subcutaneous have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with efalizumab subcutaneous:

Common side effects of efalizumab subcutaneous:

Muscle PainLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
ChillsLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of efalizumab subcutaneous:

Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
Meningitis Not Caused by an InfectionSevere
Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
Legionnaire's DiseaseSevere
PneumoniaSevere
BronchitisSevere
Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
Bacteria causing an Infection in the JointsSevere
AbscessSevere
Throwing UpSevere
Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
InfectionSevere
Drug Therapy that Worsens or Flares PsoriasisLess Severe
AcneLess Severe
Joint PainLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe

Rare side effects of efalizumab subcutaneous:

Inflamed Spinal CordSevere
Generalized Disorder of Peripheral NervesSevere
Guillain-Barre SyndromeSevere
Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
Pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma PneumoniaeSevere
Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
Inflammation of the Salivary GlandsSevere
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
Serious Skin Infection due to Streptococcus BacteriaSevere
Infection caused by a FungusSevere
Severe InfectionSevere
Malignant Tumor or CancerSevere
Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Paralysis of Nerves for the FaceLess Severe
Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
PainLess Severe

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