NIPENT Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • itching
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a change in vision
  • combined inflammation of cornea and conjunctiva of eye
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • pneumonia
  • fluid in the lungs
  • decreased kidney function
  • hives
  • seizures
  • trouble breathing
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • depression
  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • inflammation of the gums
  • constipation
  • dry skin
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • puffy face from water retention
  • weight loss
  • cough
  • gas
  • nervousness
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • hemolytic uremic syndrome, a condition that affects the kidney and the blood
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • slow heartbeat
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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