Gilenya Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Diarrhea
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Pain In Arms Or Legs
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • The Flu

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Infection
  • Infection Caused By A Fungus
  • Migraine Headache
  • Pneumonia
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Decrease In Air Exhaled By Lungs
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Dizzy
  • Eczema
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fungal Infection Of The Skin With Yellow Patches
  • Hair Loss
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Itching
  • Non-Cancerous Finger-Like Growth Of The Skin
  • Roughened Red Patches Of Skin Due To Sun Exposure
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Atrioventricular Heart Block
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Feeling Faint
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Infection With Cryptococcus Fungus
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Kaposi's
  • Liver Damage
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Opportunistic Viral Infection
  • Progressive Disease In The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Prolonged P-R Interval Observed On EKG
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Shingles
  • Stroke

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Hives
  • Low Energy
  • Rash
  • Throwing Up

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