TECENTRIQ Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • generalized disorder of peripheral nerves
  • abnormal sensations of the skin

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

  • constipation
  • urinary tract infection
  • fever
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • cough
  • nausea
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • blood clot formation in vein
  • pneumonia
  • inflammation in the lungs due to an allergic reaction
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • acute kidney failure
  • bloody urine
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • trouble breathing
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • obstruction of any part of the urinary tract
  • intense abdominal pain
  • lung tissue problem
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • itching
  • joint pain
  • a skin rash
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • vomiting

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection by Mycobacteria
  • meningitis not due to an infection
  • herpes simplex encephalitis
  • sarcoidosis
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • diabetes
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • an infection of the central nervous system called meningitis
  • encephalitis
  • demyelination, a type of nervous system disorder
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • inflammation of the iris - the colored part of the eyeball
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • hepatic veno-occlusive disease, a type of liver disease
  • liver inflammation resulting from an abnormal immune response
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • kidney inflammation
  • pemphigoid, a blistering skin disorder
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulder, neck and pelvis
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle inflammation
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • graft versus host disease
  • pancreatitis
  • inflammation of the pituitary gland
  • sepsis
  • histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, a condition with swollen glands in the neck and flu symptoms
  • Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease, an inflammatory disease of certain cells of the eyes, ears and skin

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

  • eye inflammation
  • paralysis of nerves for the face
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