Pomalidomide Capsule Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fever
  • High Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Pneumonia
  • Trouble Breathing

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
  • Backache
  • Chest Pains Unrelated To Heart Problems
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

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

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Bone Pain
  • Chills
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nosebleed
  • Pain
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Stroke
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia, A Type Of Blood Cancer
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • An Occurrence Of A Blood Clot In An Artery
  • Angina, Or Chest Pain Due To Partial Blockage Of Blood Flow In The Heart Arteries
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Pneumonia With A Fungus Called Pneumocystis Jirovecii
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Of Respiratory Tract
  • Shingles
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Infection Due To A Virus
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Fainting
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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