ENBREL MINI Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • a common cold

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

  • throat irritation
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • headache
  • reactions at the site of the injection

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
  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • pneumonia
  • bronchitis
  • an abscess within the abdomen
  • pyelonephritis, infection and inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • bacteria causing an infection in the joints
  • an abscess

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

  • itching
  • fever
  • a skin rash
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • active tuberculosis
  • an infection by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes
  • chickenpox
  • shingles
  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • a type of systemic fungal infection called coccidioidomycosis
  • a type of fungal lung infection called histoplasmosis
  • an infection by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis
  • a type of systemic fungal infection called aspergillosis
  • sarcoidosis
  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • an infection due to a protozoa organism
  • malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer
  • cancer or malignancy
  • leukemia
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • inflammation of the spinal cord
  • multiple sclerosis
  • demyelination, a type of nervous system disorder
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • chronic heart failure
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • a type of lung infection called Legionnaires' disease
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • liver inflammation resulting from an abnormal immune response
  • 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
  • subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • hives
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • bone infection and inflammation
  • seizures
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • reactivation of a past tuberculosis infection
  • malignant lymphoma
  • lung tissue problem
  • inflammation of the white outer coat of the eye
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • drug therapy that worsens or flares psoriasis
  • hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
  • worsening of chronic heart failure
  • cellulitis
  • overactive macrophage immune cells
  • a type of skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma
  • cancer of the squamous cells in the skin

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

  • inflammation of blood vessels in the skin
  • pain
  • knots beneath the surface of the skin
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • basal cell carcinoma of the skin
  • anxious feelings

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