PEGANONE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • over excitement
  • stuttering
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • a fever as a result of taking the medication
  • a skin rash
  • slurred speech
  • nervousness
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • irritability

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • double vision
    • enlarged breasts
    • hirsutism, a condition of hair growth on parts of the body normally without hair
    • difficulty sleeping
    • low energy
    • numbness
    • headache
    • chest pain
    • diarrhea

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a disorder of vitamin D
    • a disorder of the body's use of calcium
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • a blood disorder
    • suicidal thoughts
    • involuntary movements of the limbs, trunk, and facial muscles called paroxysmal choreoathetosis
    • polyarteritis nodosa
    • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
    • overgrowth of gums onto teeth
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
    • Peyronie's disease
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • swollen lymph nodes

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • behavioral problems
    • nausea
    • vomiting

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