ACTIMMUNE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON 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

  • fever
  • low energy
  • flu-like symptoms
  • chills
  • a skin rash
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • 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

  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • weight loss
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • a clot in the lung
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • atrial fibrillation
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • a transient ischemic attack, a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • low blood pressure
  • fluid in the lungs
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • bronchospasm
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • damage to the kidneys
  • acute kidney failure
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • seizures
  • rapid breathing
  • an enlarged liver
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • pancreatitis
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • confusion
  • depression
  • a common cold
  • indigestion
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • backache
  • muscle spasm
  • mental status changes
  • hallucinations
  • fainting
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • intense abdominal pain
  • chest discomfort
  • fast heartbeat
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