IXEMPRA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy

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

  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • constipation
  • hair loss
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • dehydration
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • atrial flutter
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • erythrodysesthesia or tingling, pain, redness, and edema in the hands and feet
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • decreased blood volume

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

  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • excessive watery eyes
  • a common cold
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • itching
  • a nail disorder
  • skin discoloration
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • pain
  • lockjaw
  • taste impairment
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • visible water retention
  • weight loss
  • a change in voice
  • cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • low energy and weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • excess body acid
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • a heart attack
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
  • supraventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • a hemorrhage in the brain
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
  • fluid in the lungs
  • bronchospasm
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • liver failure
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • kidney failure
  • kidney stones
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • fainting
  • a skin rash
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • radiation recall syndrome

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

  • confusion
  • muscle spasm
  • chills
  • temporary redness of face and neck
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