FLOLAN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • a skin ulcer
  • fast heartbeat

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

  • agitation
  • pain in the jaw area
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • hives
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • flu-like symptoms
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • pain in the muscles or bones
  • anxious feelings
  • infection at injection site

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets

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

  • numbness
  • decreased appetite
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • anemia
  • a clot in the lung
  • liver failure
  • an enlarged spleen
  • high output heart failure, a type of heart failure
  • worsening of chronic heart failure

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

  • fluid in the lungs
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