BLEOMYCIN SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • canker sores
  • fever
  • chills

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

  • a skin rash
  • decreased appetite
  • vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • low blood pressure
  • wheezing

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

  • hair loss
  • weight loss

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a heart attack
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • a stroke
  • inflammation of blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • kidney failure
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

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