VECTIBIX Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • a groove in the skin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • inflammation and infection of nail cuticle
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • cellulitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an increased number of eyelashes
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • skin inflammation resulting from exposure to sunlight
  • a nail disorder
  • acne
  • a skin rash resembling acne
  • dry skin
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • an ulcer of the cornea of the eye
  • inflammation of the cornea of the eye
  • a clot in the lung
  • low blood pressure
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • bronchospasm
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • an abscess
  • dead skin
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • lung tissue problem
  • necrotizing fasciitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • excessive watery eyes
  • chills
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