UPLIZNA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
  • a type of immune system problem called hypogammaglobulinemia

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

  • urinary tract infection
  • joint pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • the flu

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

  • throat irritation
  • a common cold
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • fever
  • a skin rash
  • headache
  • nausea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • reactivation of a past tuberculosis infection
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a type of brain infection

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

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