KINERET Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • an infection
  • pneumonia
  • infection of a joint
  • infection of bone
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • an increased risk of developing an uncommon viral infection called an opportunistic infection

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

  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • cellulitis

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

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • cancer or malignancy
    • decreased blood platelets
    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • damage to the liver and inflammation
    • puffy face from water retention
    • wheezing
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • malignant lymphoma

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

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