Benlysta Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • throat irritation
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • the flu
  • bronchitis
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain in the arms or legs
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • pneumonia
  • cellulitis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • itching
  • hives
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • viral gastroenteritis
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cancer or malignancy
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • slow heartbeat
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a type of brain infection
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure
  • muscle pain
  • headache
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