Actemra Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Headache
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • An Infection
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Pneumonia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Itching
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Upper Abdominal Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Stomach Ulcer
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Fungal Lung Infection Called Histoplasmosis
  • A Type Of Systemic Fungal Infection Called Aspergillosis
  • A Type Of Systemic Fungal Infection Called Coccidioidomycosis
  • Active Tuberculosis
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • An Infection By The Fungus Blastomyces Dermatitidis
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Bacteria Causing An Infection In The Joints
  • Cancer Or Malignancy
  • Cellulitis
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diverticulitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver Damage
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Demyelinating Neuropathy, A Type Of Nerve Disorder
  • Pneumonia With A Fungus Called Pneumocystis Jirovecii
  • Reactivation Of A Past Tuberculosis Infection
  • Shingles

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Cough
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Pink Eye
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Weight Gain

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