Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

    • fever
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • irritability

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • irregular sleeping and waking patterns

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

    • decreased appetite
    • nervousness

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
    • decreased blood platelets
    • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
    • the enfolding of one part of the intestine into another
    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • fainting
    • a tonic-clonic seizure
    • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
    • a bluish discoloration of the skin
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
    • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
    • cellulitis

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

    • an earache
    • a common cold
    • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
    • itching
    • hair loss
    • hives
    • joint pain
    • drowsiness
    • a skin rash
    • visible water retention
    • loss of skin color
    • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
    • headache
    • swollen lymph nodes
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps
    • low energy and weakness
    • generalized weakness
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
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