Arixtra Syringe Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

  • itching
  • difficulty sleeping
  • a skin rash
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • bleeding after a surgical operation
  • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • confusion
  • dizziness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a significant decrease in certain blood clotting cells called platelets
  • bleeding within the skull
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • bleeding around the spine called a spinal epidural hematoma
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • drowsiness
  • fainting
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • low energy
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • nosebleed
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