Humira Syringe Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • An Infection
  • Cellulitis
  • Dehydration
  • Fever

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Skin Redness
  • Throat Irritation

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Broken Bone
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Resolved Infection Of Tuberculosis To Reactivate
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Increase In Red Blood Cells
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Increase Of Red Blood Cells
  • An Excess Of Ketones In The Body
  • An Infection Due To A Fungus
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Erysipelas, A Bacterial Skin Infection
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Formation Of Blood Clots In The Leg Veins
  • Gallstones
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy, A Condition With Abnormal Proteins In The Blood
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Pyelonephritis, Infection And Inflammation Of The Kidney And Renal Pelvis
  • Shingles
  • Subdural Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Bacteria Causing An Infection In The Joints
  • Bloody Urine
  • Bone Disease
  • Confusion
  • Cramps
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • High Cholesterol
  • Impaired Wound Healing
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of A Joint
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Irregular Periods
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Hole In The Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Fungal Lung Infection Called Histoplasmosis
  • A Type Of Lung Infection Called Legionnaire's Disease
  • A Type Of Skin Cancer Called Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • A Type Of Systemic Fungal Infection Called Coccidioidomycosis
  • Active Tuberculosis
  • An Infection By The Bacteria Listeria Monocytogenes
  • An Infection By The Fungus Blastomyces Dermatitidis
  • An Infection Due To A Protozoa Organism
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Cancer Or Malignancy
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Demyelination, A Type Of Nerve Disorder
  • Diverticulitis
  • Drug Therapy That Worsens Or Flares Psoriasis
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Inflammation Of Blood Vessels In The Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Inflammation Resulting From An Abnormal Immune Response
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Malignant Melanoma, A Type Of Skin Cancer
  • Opportunistic Fungal Infection
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reactivation Of Hepatitis B Infection
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Worsening Of Chronic Heart Failure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Hair Loss

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