FUZEON Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy

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

  • bruising under the skin
  • low energy
  • decreased appetite
  • cough
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • anxious feelings
  • injection site erythema

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • increased eosinophils in the blood
  • pink eye
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • pneumonia
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • skin nodules

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

  • a herpes simplex infection
  • itching
  • inflammation of a hair follicle
  • muscle pain
  • flu-like symptoms
  • weight loss
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • enlarged fatty liver
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • kidney failure
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • chronic inflammation of muscles in the body called polymyositis
  • a condition that results in overproduction of thyroid hormones called Graves' disease
  • localized cutaneous amyloidosis, a condition where amyloid is deposited in the skin

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

  • depression
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • difficulty sleeping
  • taste impairment
  • a skin rash
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
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