Alimta Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Throat Irritation
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chest Pain
  • Dehydration
  • Excessive Watery Eyes
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Peripheral Sensory Nerve Disorder
  • Pink Eye
  • Taste Impairment

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • 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 Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Blockage Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Destruction Of Red Blood Cells By Body's Own Antibodies
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Disorder Of The Peripheral Nerves That Enable Movement Called Peripheral Motor Neuropathy
  • Depression
  • Hives

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