ADCETRIS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils

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

  • a sore throat
  • a common cold
  • constipation
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle spasm
  • muscle pain
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • low energy
  • pain
  • chills
  • a skin rash
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • anxious feelings
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • a disorder of the peripheral nerves that enable movement called peripheral motor neuropathy
  • pneumonia
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • pyelonephritis, infection and inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash

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

  • urinary tract infection
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a metabolic condition where the body cannot adequately use sugars called ketoacidosis
  • a clot in the lung
  • supraventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • the presence of air or gas in the lung
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • inflammation of the small and large intestine
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • liver damage
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • a significant drop in blood pressure due to bacterial infection
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a type of brain infection
  • neutropenic colitis
  • tumor lysis syndrome

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

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