ZORTRESS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • anemia

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

  • a sore throat
  • a common cold
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • urinary tract infection
  • itching
  • fever
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • generalized weakness
  • anxious feelings

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection due to a virus
  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • high amount of calcium in the blood
  • acidosis, a high level of acid in the blood
  • dehydration
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • high levels of white blood cells
  • high blood pressure
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • chronic heart failure
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • decreased kidney function
  • bloody urine
  • erythrodysesthesia or tingling, pain, redness, and edema in the hands and feet
  • high blood sugar

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

  • athlete's foot
  • thrush
  • inadequate vitamin B12
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • water retention
  • agitation
  • aggressive behavior
  • blurred vision
  • pink eye
  • accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the eyelid
  • hemorrhoids
  • pain in the jaw area
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • urethritis, or inflammation of the tube that brings urine from the bladder
  • the inability to have an erection
  • absence of menstrual periods
  • a nail disorder
  • hirsutism, a condition of hair growth on parts of the body normally without hair
  • acne
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • drowsiness
  • fainting
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • weight loss
  • nosebleed
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • difficulty swallowing
  • gas
  • difficult or painful urination
  • abdominal bloating
  • runny nose
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • night sweats
  • spasm of urinary bladder
  • increased secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone
  • broken nails

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
  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with fungus
  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • an infection due to a protozoa organism
  • diabetes
  • increased activity of the parathyroid gland
  • a hormone disorder where the body produces high levels of cortisol called Cushing's syndrome
  • hemolytic uremic syndrome, a condition that affects the kidney and the blood
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a clot in the lung
  • atrial fibrillation
  • an occurrence of a blood clot in an artery
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • pneumonia
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • inflammation of the alveoli of the lungs
  • a complete or partial collapse of the lung airways called atelectasis
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • inflammation and infection of the abdomen lining
  • gallstones
  • inflammation of the gallbladder
  • acute kidney failure
  • pyelonephritis, infection and inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • male infertility
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • bone infection and inflammation
  • bloody vomit
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • impaired wound healing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • malignant lymphoma
  • a blood clot in the liver after a liver transplant
  • lung tissue problem
  • pancreatitis
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a type of brain infection
  • skin cancer
  • kidney problems due to BK polyomavirus
  • a clot in the kidney after a kidney transplant

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

  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • overgrowth of gums onto teeth
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • hallucinations
  • absence of sperm in semen

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