Pomalidomide Capsule Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Fever
  • High Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Pneumonia
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Chest Pain Not Caused By Heart Problems
  • Confused
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Disorder Of Nerve
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Rash

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Infection
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Lung Embolism
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Urinary Tract Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Bone Pain
  • Chills
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nosebleed
  • Pain
  • Pain In Arms Or Legs
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Blood Clot In An Artery
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Angina
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cannot Empty Bladder
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Giant Hives
  • Heart Attack
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Increased Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Liver Failure
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Pneumonia Caused By Pneumocystis Jirovecii Organism
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Of Respiratory Tract
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Shingles
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Feeling Faint
  • Infection Caused By A Virus
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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