Blinatumomab Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • An Infection
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Blood Clotting Disorder Called Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • An Increased Risk Of Developing An Uncommon Viral Infection Called An Opportunistic Infection
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Alertness Or Consciousness
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Seizures

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Aphasia, A Loss Of The Ability To Speak And Understand Language
  • Backache
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Generalized Weakness
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Blood Sugar
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Amount Of Albumin Proteins In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Memory Loss
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Capillary Leak Syndrome, A Condition Where Fluid Leaks Out Of Small Blood Vessels
  • Cytokine Release Syndrome, A Sudden Activation Of The Immune System
  • Leukoencephalopathy, A Disease Of The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Overactive Macrophage Immune Cells
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Suicidal Thoughts

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • Bone Pain
  • Depression
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

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