Sandimmune Capsule Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Kidney Damage
  • Overgrowth Of Gums Onto Teeth

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Pain
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up
  • Visible Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Chest Pain
  • Infection
  • Infection Caused By A Fungus
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Rash
  • Seizures
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acne
  • Burning Stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Gas
  • Leg Cramps
  • Migraine Headache
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • BK Virus Reactivation Causing Kidney Problems
  • Bleeding From Stomach, Esophagus Or Duodenum
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bloody Urine
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Disorder Of The Brain
  • Giant Hives
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Attack
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Infection Caused By A Virus
  • Infection Due To A Parasite
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Pancreatitis
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Progressive Disease In The White Matter Of The Brain
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Tumor
  • Ulcer From Stomach Acid

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Brittle Nails
  • Confused
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Hiccups
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Muscle Pain
  • Night Sweats
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Sluggishness
  • Taste Problems
  • Thickening Of The Outer Horny Layer Of The Skin
  • Weight Loss

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