Intron A Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Depression
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • A Skin Rash
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Hair Loss
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Taste Impairment
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Herpes Simplex Infection
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • Decreased Function Of Bone Marrow
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Pneumonia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Leg Cramps

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blood Clot
  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Disorder Of The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Heart Attack
  • 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 Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst Called Hemolytic Anemia
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • A Type Of Lung Condition Called Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiomyopathy, A Disease Of The Heart Muscle
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Detachment Of The Retina Of The Eye
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extra Heartbeats
  • Hallucinations
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Platelet Count And Bleeding From Immune Response
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Nephrotic Syndrome, A Type Of Kidney Disorder
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Autoimmune Disease
  • Thoughts Of Hurting Or Killing Others
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Tooth Disease
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Canker Sores
  • Chills
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Pain
  • Optic Disk Edema
  • Pituitary Hormone Deficiency
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon, A Condition Where Blood Vessels Constrict Too Much With Coldness Or Stress
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

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