Avastin Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • high blood pressure
  • blood clot formation in vein
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • blood coming from anus
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • trouble breathing
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • secondary ovarian failure, a condition where ovaries stop working before age 40
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • excessive watery eyes
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • dry skin
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • taste impairment
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps
  • generalized weakness
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • dehydration
  • decreased blood platelets
  • a blood clot
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • low blood pressure
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • decreased kidney function
  • a skin ulcer
  • fainting
  • chest pain
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • hemorrhoids
  • nasal passage irritation
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • soreness of the rectal area
  • hair loss
  • muscle weakness
  • excessive sweating
  • pain
  • weight loss
  • a change in voice
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • pelvic pain
  • runny nose
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • inflammation of the inside of the eye
  • detachment of the retina of the eye
  • hemorrhage from the conjunctiva of the eye
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • chronic heart failure
  • a hemorrhage in the brain
  • a transient ischemic attack, a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • a localized weakening and ballooning in an artery wall called an arterial aneurysm
  • an occurrence of a blood clot in an artery
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • bleeding from varicose veins or varices in the esophagus
  • bleeding
  • perforation of the wall that divides the nose
  • an abnormal connection between the esophagus and windpipe
  • a decrease in blood supply to the intestines resulting in portions of the intestine dying
  • a gastrointestinal tract fistula
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • coughing up of blood
  • bloody vomit
  • impaired wound healing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • problems with wound healing after a surgery
  • bleeding from the lungs
  • portions of the jaw bone to die from lack of blood circulation
  • a type of brain disorder called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
  • dissection of the aorta
  • a fistula between two body organs
  • a hole in the wall of the gallbladder
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • inflammation of the serous membranes in the body
  • an acute blockage of the mesenteric vein
  • dissection of artery
  • gastrojejunal ulcer
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • blurred vision
  • eye inflammation
  • wheezing
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