Copaxone Syringe Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Chest Pain
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Neck Pain
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Vomiting
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • An Infection
  • Skin Nodules

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Stuffy And Runny Nose
  • Agitation
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pain
  • Thin Fragile Skin
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Feeling Of Throat Tightness
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Pap Smear Results
  • Aphasia, A Loss Of The Ability To Speak And Understand Language
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bloody Urine
  • Changes In The Visual Field
  • Dead Skin
  • Diarrhea
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Glaucoma, An Increased Pressure In The Eye
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Rapid Deep Breathing
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sepsis
  • Shingles
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • An Earache
  • Backache
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Enlarged Superficial Veins
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Irregular Periods
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Thrush

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