Xeloda Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Erythrodysesthesia Or Tingling, Pain, Redness, And Edema In The Hands And Feet
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Vomiting

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Skin Inflammation

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Backache
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Chest Pain
  • Depression
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Condition With Loosening Of The Nails From The Nailbed Called Onycholysis
  • A Nail Disorder
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Sore Throat
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Eye Irritation
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Mood Changes
  • Pink Eye
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Taste Impairment
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Low Supply Of Oxygen Rich Blood To The Heart
  • 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 Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • An Infection
  • An Ulcer In The Esophagus
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Cardiomyopathy, A Disease Of The Heart Muscle
  • Dehydration
  • Excess Liver Fibrous Tissue
  • Excessive Diarrhea
  • Excessive Nausea
  • Extreme Breathing Difficulty
  • Heart Failure
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Inflammation Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Kidney Failure
  • Leukoencephalopathy, A Disease Of The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Platelet Count And Bleeding From Immune Response
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Or Inflammation And Tissue Death In The Colon And Small Intestine
  • Nosebleed
  • Pneumonia
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cough
  • Diarrhea

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