Xeljanz Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Cellulitis
  • Infection
  • Infection Caused By Bacteria
  • Pneumonia
  • Shingles

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Head Pain
  • High Cholesterol
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Infection Caused By A Virus
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • BK Virus Reactivation Causing Kidney Problems
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Disease Caused By Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Diverticulitis
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • Fungal Infection Of The Esophagus
  • Giant Hives
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells In The Blood
  • Infection Caused By The Bacteria Listeria Monocytogenes
  • Infection Due To Unusual Mycobacteria
  • Infection With Cryptococcus Fungus
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Malignant Tumor Or Cancer
  • Mono
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Pneumonia Caused By Pneumocystis Jirovecii Organism
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Relapse Of Hepatitis B Infection Symptoms
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Burning Stomach
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Cough
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hives
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Tendon
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Rash
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Throwing Up
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Weight Gain

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