Rituxan Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chills
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Giant Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Infection
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Itching
  • Low Energy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Rash
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Feeling Weak
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Night Sweats
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Urinary Tract Infection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Breathing Changes
  • Chest Tightness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Sepsis Caused By Fungus
  • Shingles
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Indigestion
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Non-Cancerous Finger-Like Growth Of The Skin
  • Pain
  • Pink Eye
  • Sore Throat
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Allergic Reaction Causing Serum Sickness
  • Angina
  • Blistering Skin Disease Associated With Cancer
  • Blood Circulation Failure Due To Serious Heart Condition
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • High Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Hole In The Intestine
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Increased Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Infection Caused By A Virus
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Kidney Damage
  • Lichenoid Dermatitis Drug Reaction
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness Of The Arms Or Legs
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia Caused By Pneumocystis Jirovecii Organism
  • Progressive Disease In The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Or Intestine Blockage
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Supraventricular Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Vasculitis
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

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