ZEJULA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • high blood pressure
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • throat irritation
  • dry mouth
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • urinary tract infection
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • taste impairment
  • a skin rash
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal bloating
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • pain in the muscles or bones
  • anxious feelings

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased kidney function

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

  • depression
  • pink eye
  • bronchitis
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • weight loss
  • nosebleed
  • fast heartbeat
  • increased pulse rate

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • acute myeloid leukemia, a type of blood cancer
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • kidney failure
  • myelodysplastic syndrome, a bone marrow disorder
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • a type of brain disorder called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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

  • confusion
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • memory loss
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