Rituximab Concentrate Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Immune System Problem Called Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • An Infection
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chills
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Fever
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Itching
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Energy
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Nausea
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Generalized Weakness
  • 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

  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Fungus
  • Anemia
  • Breathing Changes
  • Chest Tightness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Shingles

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Herpes Simplex Infection
  • A Small, Soft Skin Growth
  • A Sore Throat
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pain
  • Pain In The Muscles Or Bones
  • Pink Eye
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Hole In The Intestine
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Brain Disorder Called Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
  • A Type Of Condition Where The Covering Of The Lung Becomes Inflammed Called Pleurisy
  • A Type Of Lung Condition Called Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, A Type Of Lung Disorder
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Allergic Skin Rash From A Drug Called Lichenoid Dermatitis
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • An Infection Due To A Virus
  • Angina, Or Chest Pain Due To Partial Blockage Of Blood Flow In The Heart Arteries
  • Blockage Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Blood Circulation Failure Due To Serious Heart Condition
  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Heart Failure
  • High Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Muscle Weakness Of The Arms Or Legs
  • Paraneoplastic Pemphigus, A Blistering Skin Condition Associated With Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia With A Fungus Called Pneumocystis Jirovecii
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, A Type Of Brain Infection
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, A Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

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