Cimzia Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Joint Pain
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Low Supply Of Oxygen Rich Blood To The Heart
  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Stroke
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Transient Ischemic Attack, A Type Of Stroke That Lasts Only A Few Minutes
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Drug-Related Rash Called Lichenoid Dermatitis
  • A Type Of Fungal Lung Infection Called Histoplasmosis
  • A Type Of Lung Infection Called Legionnaires' Disease
  • A Type Of Skin Cancer Called Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • A Type Of Systemic Fungal Infection Called Coccidioidomycosis
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Active Tuberculosis
  • An Infection By The Bacteria Listeria Monocytogenes
  • An Infection By The Fungus Blastomyces Dermatitidis
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Anemia
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding From The Retina
  • Blockage Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Cancer Or Malignancy
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Demyelination, A Type Of Nervous System Disorder
  • Drug Therapy That Worsens Or Flares Psoriasis
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fainting
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Hives
  • Increased Risk Of Blood Clotting
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Inflammation Resulting From An Abnormal Immune Response
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Malignant Melanoma, A Type Of Skin Cancer
  • Nephrotic Syndrome, A Type Of Kidney Disorder
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Peripheral Demyelinating Neuropathy, A Type Of Nerve Disorder
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia With A Fungus Called Pneumocystis Jirovecii
  • Poor Eyelid Closure
  • Reactivation Of A Past Tuberculosis Infection
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Seizures
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Worsening Of Chronic Heart Failure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Problem With Menstrual Periods
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot

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