Sprycel Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Disorder Of Nerve
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • Infection
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Pain
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Rash
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throwing Up
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Asthma
  • Confused
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Increased Creatine Kinase Level
  • Increased Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Shingles
  • Small And Large Intestine Inflammation

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acne
  • Bruise
  • Burning Stomach
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Skin
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feeling Faint
  • Frequent Urination
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Pink Eye
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Taste Problems
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Acute Syndrome Of The Heart
  • Angina
  • Ascites
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • Disease Of Inadequate Blood Flow To The Heart Muscle
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • Hepatitis
  • Increased Pressure Of Pulmonary Circulation
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Failure
  • Lung Embolism
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Seizures
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness And Edema Of Hands And Feet
  • Transient Ischemic Attack

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease
  • Head Pain
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Voice Change

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