VENOFER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

    • cramps
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • high blood pressure
    • low blood pressure
    • a common cold
    • visible water retention
    • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
    • chest pain
    • fluid overload
    • a blood clot in an arteriovenous fistula

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

    • pink eye
    • an earache
    • joint pain
    • backache
    • muscle pain
    • pain in the arms or legs
    • dizziness
    • fever
    • taste impairment
    • cough
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • generalized weakness
    • intense abdominal pain

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
    • slow heartbeat
    • chronic heart failure
    • bronchospasm
    • arthritis
    • unconsciousness
    • fainting
    • seizures
    • a skin rash
    • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
    • trouble breathing
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

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

    • confusion
    • itching
    • excessive sweating
    • abnormal color of urine

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