POLIVY Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • pneumonia
  • tumor lysis syndrome

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

  • fever
  • low energy
  • chills
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a herpes simplex infection
  • an unusual viral infection called cytomegalovirus infection
  • an infection
  • low amount of albumin proteins in the blood
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • liver damage
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • high blood levels of the lipase enzyme
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

  • blurred vision
  • a common cold
  • joint pain
  • dizziness
  • weight loss
  • vomiting

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a type of brain infection

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

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