Roferon-A Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Bone Pain
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fever
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Taste Impairment
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Sore Throat
  • Backache
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cough
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Leg Cramps
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Runny Nose
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Trouble Breathing

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 Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Bleeding From The Retina
  • Chest Pain
  • Dead Skin
  • Depression
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Hearing Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Platelet Count And Bleeding From Immune Response
  • Optic Disk Edema
  • Optic Neuropathy, A Disease Of The Optic Nerve
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Pink Eye
  • Pneumonia
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Suicidal Thoughts

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Cold Sore
  • Chills
  • Drowsiness
  • Gas
  • Hair Loss
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Gums
  • Itching
  • Numbness
  • Weight Loss

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