Cetuximab Solution Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Infection
  • Anemia
  • Dizziness
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Nail Disorder
  • A Skin Rash Resembling Acne
  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Peripheral Sensory Nerve Disorder
  • Pink Eye
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Throat Irritation
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Groove In The Skin
  • A Hypersensitivity Reaction To A Drug
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • Dehydration
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chills
  • Dry Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Inflammation Of The Lips

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where The Body Is Unable To Maintain Adequate Blood Flow Called Shock
  • A Heart Attack
  • 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 Systemic Inflammatory Response Called Sepsis Due To An Infection With Bacteria
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • An Abnormal Breathing Sound Called Stridor
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cellulitis
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Lung Tissue Problem
  • Meningitis Not Due To An Infection
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Skin Inflammation Resulting From Exposure To Sunlight
  • Unconsciousness

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Hoarseness
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

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