TEMSIROLIMUS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • high blood pressure
  • a common cold
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • urinary tract infection
  • fever
  • visible water retention
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • constipation
  • acne
  • dry skin
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • difficulty sleeping
  • pain
  • chills
  • taste impairment
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps
  • generalized weakness
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • depression
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • blood clot formation in vein
  • pneumonia
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • lung tissue problem
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • pink eye
  • a nail disorder
  • muscle pain
  • impaired wound healing
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • low blood pressure
  • blood coming from anus
  • a hole in the intestine
  • gallstones
  • inflammation of the gallbladder
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • acute kidney failure
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • seizures
  • apnea, a breathing interruption
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • pancreatitis
  • sepsis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • damage to the skin and tissue around the injection site
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