Temozolomide Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Seizures

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Constipation
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Infection Caused By A Virus
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Rash
  • Throwing Up
  • Uncoordinated

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Infection
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Shingles
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Any Disease Of The Teeth
  • Backache
  • Brain Disease Or Injury Causing Inability To Communicate
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Diarrhea
  • Double Vision
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Skin
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hallucination
  • Hearing Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Needing To Urinate Immediately
  • Problems With Smell
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On The Skin
  • Taste Problems
  • Throat Irritation
  • Thrush
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
  • Disease Caused By Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Encephalitis Caused By Herpes Simplex Virus
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Hemiplegia
  • Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Infection Caused By A Protozoa Organism
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Malignancy Of Bone Marrow Cells
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Opportunistic Viral Infection
  • Pneumonia Caused By Pneumocystis Jirovecii Organism
  • Relapse Of Hepatitis B Infection Symptoms
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Breast Tenderness
  • Confused
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Dyskinesia
  • Inability To Arrange Words In An Understandable Way
  • Muscle Pain
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Stomach Cramps

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