Ponatinib Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blood Clot
  • A Blood Clot In An Artery
  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • A Low Number Of Red Blood Cells In The Blood Called Anemia
  • An Infection
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Function Of Bone Marrow
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Rash
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Skin
  • Fever
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Levels Of The Lipase Enzyme
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of Blood Vessels In The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • A Stroke
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding From The Retina
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Bone Pain
  • Chills
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eye
  • Eye Pain
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hyperesthesia, An Increased Nerve Sensitivity
  • Macular Edema
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Water Retention
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Small Veins That Carry Blood To Or From The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Type Of Brain Disorder Called Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
  • A Type Of Slowed Heart Rhythm Disorder Called Heart Block
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To By Cancer Chemotherapy
  • An Ulcer Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Cranial Nerve Palsy
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Dehydration
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • Impaired Wound Healing
  • Inflammation Of The Iris - The Colored Part Of The Eyeball
  • Inflammation Of The Iris And Ciliary Body Of The Eye
  • Liver Failure
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, A Type Of Blood Disorder

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Increased Pressure In The Eye Or Eyes

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