Xtandi Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high amount of magnesium in the blood
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • high blood pressure
  • a lower respiratory infection
  • a broken bone
  • accidental falls
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a common cold
  • constipation
  • bloody urine
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • high blood sugar
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
  • anxious feelings
  • drug-induced hot flashes
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cauda equina syndrome, a type of nerve damage
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • spinal cord compression
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • enlarged breasts
  • itching
  • dry skin
  • muscle stiffness
  • memory loss
  • taste impairment
  • numbness
  • nosebleed
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • restless legs syndrome, an extreme discomfort in the calf muscles when sitting or lying down
  • a change in the ability to pay attention
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • cancer or malignancy
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • throat swelling
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • seizures
  • puffy face from water retention
  • swelling of the tongue
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a type of brain disorder called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
  • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • lip swelling
  • a type of significant allergic skin reaction called DRESS syndrome
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a skin rash
  • vomiting
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