SELZENTRY Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a common cold
  • osteonecrosis, the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply

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

  • dizziness
  • fever
  • headache
  • cough
  • nausea
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • bronchospasm
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • visible water retention
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • breathing changes
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • abnormal sensations of the skin
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • a herpes simplex infection
  • venereal wart
  • depression
  • pink eye
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • skin inflammation
  • itching
  • inflammation of a hair follicle
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • muscle inflammation
  • fainting
  • a sleep disorder
  • pain
  • changes in appetite
  • intense abdominal pain
  • abnormal fat distribution

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea from an infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria
  • cancer or malignancy
  • a tumor
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • anemia
  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • a sudden worsening of heart related chest pain called angina
  • coronary artery disease
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • endocarditis, an infection of a heart valve
  • sudden and serious symptoms of heart failure called acute decompensated heart failure
  • a stroke
  • bronchitis
  • hardening of the liver
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • anemia due to depressed bone marrow
  • chronic inflammation of muscles in the body called polymyositis
  • a condition that results in overproduction of thyroid hormones called Graves' disease
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome

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

  • changes in the visual field
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • stuffy nose
  • decreased alertness or consciousness
  • muscle tremors
  • ear inflammation
  • paralysis of nerves for the face
  • anxious feelings

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