INJECTAFER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • high blood pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dizziness
  • temporary redness of face and neck

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low blood pressure
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a high alanine transaminase level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • skin discoloration
  • taste impairment

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • fainting
  • sneezing
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • fast heartbeat

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