ORENCIA Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • high blood pressure

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

  • throat irritation
  • indigestion
  • backache
  • headache
  • nausea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • the flu

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

  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • pain in the arms or legs
  • dizziness
  • a skin rash

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • shingles
  • cancer or malignancy
  • allergic reaction causing inflammation of blood vessels
  • inflammation of blood vessels in the skin
  • low blood pressure
  • pneumonia
  • diverticulitis
  • pyelonephritis, infection and inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  • trouble breathing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • drug therapy that worsens or flares psoriasis
  • cellulitis

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

  • a herpes simplex infection
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • bronchitis
  • itching
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • cough

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