Droxia Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Infection
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness
  • Head Pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Constipation
  • Dry Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Itching
  • Skin Redness
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Skin Ulcer
  • A Tonic-Clonic Seizure
  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • A Type Of Bumpy Skin Rash Called A Maculopapular Rash
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Large Red Blood Cells Called Macrocytosis
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Hallucinations
  • Increased Uric Acid In The Body Resulting In Kidney Disease
  • Inflammation Of Blood Vessels In The Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Skin And Muscle
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Liver Failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Seizures
  • Skin Cancer
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Autoimmune Disease
  • Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukemia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Problem Affecting The Fingernails Or Toenails
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Absence Of Sperm In Semen
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Darkening Of The Skin
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Scaling Of The Skin
  • Thin Fragile Skin
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain

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